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Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Sue Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology), authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide


Updated: September 28th, 2017

There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about prayer.

Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also include links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.

Effects of remote, retroactive intercessory prayer on outcomes in patients with bloodstream infection: randomised controlled trial. Leibovici L. BMJ. 2001 Dec 22-29;323(7327):1450-1.

Science, medicine, and intercessory prayer. Sloan RP, Ramakrishnan R. Perspect Biol Med. 2006 Autumn;49(4):504-14.

Does religious activity improve health outcomes? A critical review of the recent literature. Coruh B, Ayele H, Pugh M, Mulligan T. Explore (NY). 2005 May;1(3):186-91.

Intercessory prayer for the alleviation of ill health. Roberts L, Ahmed I, Hall S, Davison A. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Apr 15;(2)

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