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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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Dog Cancer Surgery: What I’ve Learned So You Don’t Have To

…husband to bring her home, I decided after 4 wks. of antibiotics and prednisone to take her to an internist. She had a CT scan she was dx’d with squamous…

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Collection: Articles | Diagnosis | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | How Did This Happen? | Managing Pain | Managing Side Effects from Conventional Treatments | Surgery | Videos | With Audio

Five Common Mistakes with Cancer Surgery, and How To Avoid Them In Your Dog

…a high grade aggressive type tumor. 5 weeks after removal it was back- big with black necrotic edge. Had it removed a second time… Would prednisone help slow the re…

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

End of Life Care in Dog Cancer

…nodes and there are other tumors on his body. He isn’t showing any illness at this time. I have started him on prednisone and herbal remedies to keep him as…

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Collection: Articles | Emotional Management | End of Life Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 5: Brain Chemistry Modification

An Overview of What Else Can I Do?

…and prednisone. We just received word from his bone marrow biopsy that there are still mast cells present. Albeit, they are “normal” in appearance but we are told having mast…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Choosing Treatments with Confidence | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Radiation | Surgery | Your Role as Your Dog's Guardian

Why is Canine Cancer Still Winning? Part 1

…prescribes PREDNISONE, or CORTISONE,,,for anything less than A LIFE-THREATENING issue,,,,you might as well take your BABY out back and shoot him!!!!!!!!!!! THAT IS HOW DANGEROUS STEROIDS ARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!and ANIMAL MEDICINE is…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Chemotherapy | Emotional Management | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | How Did This Happen? | Radiation | Surgery

Astragalus: Immune Booster and More

…with lymphoma. We started prednisone and chemo yesterday – she is acting as healthy & normal as always. I am so sure she can be helped properly with diet and…

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Collection: Articles | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 3: Immune Supplements and Anti-Metastatic Supplements | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet

Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli and Cabbage in Dog Cancer Diet?

…suggestions? Dr. Susan Ettinger Christie, If chemotherapy is not an option (my recommendation for lymphoma) I would strongly encourage you to discuss prednisone with your vet. If actually kills thr…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet | Radiation

Graviola Not Recommended For Dog Cancer

…on Zonisamide, Phenob, and Prednisone. She does not have seizures, however her functioning, particularly overall mentation is going downhill. Got an MRI yesterday which revealed a very big brain tumor…

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

Low Dose Chemotherapy and Cancer

…stridor. We certainly were not prepared for the diagnosis. He also had an infection. He started Vincristine and prednisone today (Wisconsin protocol). He has been on omega 3’s for 3…

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The Oncologist’s Perspective on Chemotherapy and Gastrointestinal (GI) side effects: Part One

…as though it makes him queasy. Our vet prescribed Cerenia, but that didn’t seem to have much effect. Our vet wanted to put him on prednisone to stimulate his appetite,…

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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 Oncologist’s Perspective on Chemotherapy and Gastrointestinal (GI) side effects: Part Two

…asked for prednisone at that point and she lived, and lived well, for another 2 months. Now I have a 16 year-old spaniel/cattle dog. She was diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma (with…

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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 Oncologist’s Perspective on Chemotherapy and Low White Blood Cell Counts: Part 1

…He is on a regimen of leukeran alternating with prednisone. He seems to be doing well with it. You would never know he was sick. I took him to my…

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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

Prejudice in Chemo Side Effect Treatment for Dogs

…had Lomustine and Vinblastin. After she was finished the chemo she was given Prednisone and Denamarin to protect her kidneys. As I said she is doing very well. We are…

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

What’s new with oral malignant melanoma?

…be good for a dog his age. He has given him a couple months and offered no treatment except prednisone. He said the cancer will move to his lymph nodes…

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My Experience with CyberKnife RadioSurgery

…have any additional info on the site effects of SRS? Also he has stage II kidneys disease so he is only on 10mg of prednisone a day and no NSAIDS….

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

Attitude Adjustment in Coping With Canine Cancer

…better that B-cell dogs. And I love your positive attitude. If he is off prednisone, I would add Apocaps – I do in my pateints at slightly lower dose while…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Emotional Management | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 5: Brain Chemistry Modification | Radiation | Surgery

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