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

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My Dog Has Osteosarcoma: Should I Allow Amputation?

…and getting second opinions from specialists. On one occasion my maltese diagnosed with GME was told to go off his prednisone after a few months to see if it came…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Osteosarcoma | Surgery

Not All Soft Lumps are Lipomas!

…about cancer and lumps….do you want to watch them? Also about Apocaps and pred, see: Here is what it says: “Can I give Apocaps with prednisone, prednisolone or other anti-inflammatory…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Chemotherapy | Diagnosis | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Hemangiosarcoma | Mast Cell Tumors | Radiation

Summer Dangers for Dogs with Cancer

…been started on Prednisone, because I considered chemo then changed my mind when the Prednisone took down the swelling behind both what the nurse described as “knees” plus a one…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Causes | Cancer Prevention | Your Role as Your Dog's Guardian

How to Help Your Dog with Cancer When He Won’t Eat

…immune system. Our vet mentioned prednisone to consider for treatment (my understanding is that taken alone, it only manages the symptoms and doesn’t increase survival time). It is also my…

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Collection: Articles | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet | Life Quality

Fantastic fungus and dog cancer..medicinal mushrooms!?

…all steps… I hope this helps D Darlene Can the AHCC be given with Prednisone? Or would the immune-stimulating mushrooms cancel out the immunosuppressive Prednisone, and vice-versa? My vet knows…

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Collection: Articles | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 3: Immune Supplements and Anti-Metastatic Supplements

Guardian Versus Dog Lover in Dog Cancer

…put him on prednisone, and the tumor went down some, but did not go away completely. Now it seems a bit inflammed and my dog keeps trying to lick at…

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Collection: Articles | Choosing Treatments with Confidence | Diagnosis | Emotional Management | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Your Role as Your Dog's Guardian

On Blame

…I went to a holistic vet who prescribed prednisone and some other herbs to boost her immune system. With the prednisone I knew that it would only prolong her life…

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Collection: Articles | Emotional Management | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 5: Brain Chemistry Modification | How Did This Happen? | Your Role as Your Dog's Guardian

The Oncologist’s Perspective on Statistics: Part Two

…diagnosis), stage (how advanced), and prior use of prednisone. For a recent patient, Stella, I was happy to report that she had had many positive predictors: the cancer was in…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Choosing Treatments with Confidence | Diagnosis | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Radiation | Surgery

How to Give a Dog Pills: 23 Sneaky Treat Ideas

…these worked for your pup. And if you have another sneaky treat idea, tell us! Warm Aloha, Molly Jacobson Editor, The Dog Cancer Survival Guide Further Reading https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/book-excerpt/the-most-important-supplements-for-dogs-with-cancer/ https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/managing-pain/pain-management-update-plus-natural-pain-relief-for-dogs/ https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/conventional/prednisone-for-dogs/…

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Collection: Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 3: Immune Supplements and Anti-Metastatic Supplements | Life Quality

Important Issues in Chemotherapy

…dividing cells if one were to try to hit cancer cells but not body cells. This has been the traditional strategy. Cyclophosphamide, Lomustine (CCNU), doxorubicin (Adriamycin), vincristine (Oncovin), prednisone, and…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments

Chemo side effects: What should I do?

…but particularly Doxorubicin (Adriamycin), cyclophoshamide, prednisolone or prednisone, Lomustine, Palladia, vincristine, L-asparaginase, and more. You should ask your veterinarian or oncologist about the specific effects of your dog’s treatment, and…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Managing Side Effects from Conventional Treatments

The Right Time for Chemotherapy Drugs for Dog Cancer?

…in good quality scientific studies. Here they are*: CCNU (Lomustine) : 4 PM +/- 2hours Doxorubicin (Adriamycin): early AM Platinum Drugs (Cisplatin, Carboplatin): 4-6 PM Corticosteriods (Prednisolone, Prednisone, Dexamethasone, Triamcinolone):…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments

The Oncologist’s Perspective on Chemotherapy and Low White Blood Cell Counts: Part 2

…been two months old. He’s been on prednisone, atopica and tremadol since two months old. Sometimes the red cells are extremely low. We had a bone marrow test with the…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments

Things You Need To Know About Radiation for Dog Cancer

…treated with prednisone and is now gone. At that time it was discovered that the tumor had returned and it is progressing but slowly. Metacam has helped to hold it…

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Collection: Articles | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Radiation

Dog Cancer and the Malaria Drug Artemisinin

…Osteosarcoma to the leg. He has currently started prednisone and I am giving him vitc with bioflavins 2000mg 2x per day. I have also researched the low carbohydrate high protien…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 2: Nutraceuticals | Osteosarcoma

The oncologist’s thoughts on what to do after the aspirate confirms mast cell tumor?

…all in your struggle with this terrible cancer. Dr. Susan Ettinger Hi Debra, Vetalog is a steroid, a different form of prednisone. It is well- known that steroids can have…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Chemotherapy | Choosing Treatments with Confidence | Diagnosis | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Mast Cell Tumors | Surgery

New Approaches to Squamous Cell Cancer

…pamidronate and is on mirtazapine and prednisone. Below is the list of medications and supplements I am considering giving her. Are there any of these medications and supplements she should…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Radiation

Help overcome dog food dangers: which oils for cancer??

…I forgot to mention that due to Kiki’s thyroid, the vet cannot give her the designer non-steroid anti-inflamation meds like Rimadyl or Prednisone. She is on Torbutrol for pain and…

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Collection: Articles | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet

Lumps On Dogs: When To Get Them Checked By A Veterinarian

…the surgery. He was placed on Benadryl, Prednisone and Pepcid during his time in chemotherapy. 1/2 way through the Vinblastine sessions they US the lymph again but found it to…

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Collection: Articles | Featured | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Prognosis | Surgery

Pain in Dog Cancer and Life Quality

…track emotionally so I can focus on his quality of LIFE. Hydro has his up and down days, I started feeding him raw food it has helped, He’s on prednisone

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 5: Brain Chemistry Modification | Hemangiosarcoma | Life Quality | Managing Pain | Mast Cell Tumors | Osteosarcoma | Transitional Cell Carcinoma

Signs of Brain Cancer In Dogs

…treated him with homeopathy, chinese herbs, acupuncture and diet and prednisone at first after seeing our neurologist and holistic vet, and it helped tremendously, but only for a period of…

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Collection: Articles | Brain Tumor | Cancer Type | Diagnosis

Life Quality in Dog Cancer: Dr Dressler’s Joys of Life Scale

…ago diagnosed with “early cutaneous lymphosarcoma”. I have purchased and studied your book. Bobby is on prednisone (3 tabs daily for 1 month, 2 caps daily for one month then…

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Collection: Articles | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 5: Brain Chemistry Modification | Life Quality

Staying Vigilant with Mass Aspirates

…& tramadol for the pain, celephalexin & prednisone for the inflamation & swelling.. Unfortunately her rear legs are swollen terribly & fluids are colllecting on her underbelly.. Is there anyway…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments

Common Dog Cancer Mistake: Doing Too Many Diagnostic Tests Before Seeing the Oncologist

…tests came back and they said no it’s Gastritis. Then. No. It’s her back. They prescribed prednisone. But no changes as she got a little worse I then brought her…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Choosing Treatments with Confidence | Diagnosis | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Radiation | Surgery

Dog Cancer Surgery: They Didn’t Get It All Out

…end of her last dose. She did not have any observed negative side-effects. We have continued with an ongoing dose of Prednisone (10 mg three times per week) and she…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Hemangiosarcoma | Mammary Tumors | Mast Cell Tumors | Melanoma | Osteosarcoma | Surgery

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