Posts Tagged ‘ pets and cancer ’

Second-hand smoke increases cancer risk in cats

July 10, 2012
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Second-hand smoke increases cancer risk in cats

This article was recently forwarded to me by a colleague of mine and I felt it was worth sharing with all of you. As the article indicates, we now know that second-hand smoke isn’t good for the human population. Now, we’re finding that second-hand smoke adversely affects our animals as well. A study conducted...

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Metronomic Chemotherapy- a Gentler Approach

November 4, 2011
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Metronomic Chemotherapy- a Gentler Approach

November is Pet Cancer Awareness month.  Many new advances have been made in the treatment and diagnosis of this disease in dogs and cats.  One of the biggest advances is the use of “metronomic chemotherapy”. Medications such as Rimadyl, doxycycline, and cytoxan,  that are traditionally used for treating other non-cancerous diseases are used as...

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