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Promising Treatment for Lymphoma

Lymphoma, a common cancer in dogs is usually fatal, but is one of the cancers where life can be extended for long periods of time. Canine non-Hodgkins Lymphoma originates in the white blood cells called lymphocytes. They circulate throughout the body and normally protect it from infection. The abnormal lymphocytes build up in the lymph […]

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New Study in Canine Osteosarcoma

North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine is recruiting patients with canine osteosarcoma to conduct a new study called “The Impact of Palladia on Canine Osteosarcoma.” Palladia, manufactured by Pfizer Animal Health specifically for dogs and approved by the FDA early in 2010, has been used to treat canine mast cell tumors. If you feel […]

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Resiniferatoxin for Cancer

Resiniferatoxin is made from the sap of a Moroccan cactus-like plant. It is a plant that contains the chemical that makes chile peppers hot. Researchers have tested resiniferatoxin (RTX) on dogs suffering with the severe pain of osteosarcoma. The chemical destroyed the pain-sensing nerves that control a type of heat-related inflammatory pain although it has […]

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BPA Poisoning Our Pets

BPA or Bisphenol A is a chemical found in plastic and in the lining of some canned pet foods. It leaches into foods or liquids and is linked with increases in the human and pet population of health problems including some cancers and infertility. In pets, BPA is linked to an increase in cancer in […]

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Microchips and Cancer

The potential of microchips causing cancer was brought to our attention by members of bonecancerdogs. Merck Pharmaceuticals is facing a lawsuit by an owner claiming their HomeAgain pet microchip caused cancer in the owner’s cat. Dr. Katherine Albrecht, a consumer advocate, highly knowledgeable on adverse reactions to implanted microchips said, “Based on the alarming number […]