Cardiff

The Use of Novel Therapeutics to Treat Lymphoma in a Dog

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Cardiff’s last update covered his commencement of chemotherapy  (After Cancer Remission, Using Chemotherapy to Prevent Recurrence ), so in this episode I’ll delve into one of the novel aspects of his cancer treatment. When Cardiff first went through chemotherapy, from January to July 2014, he received a well-established and proven protocol called the University of […]

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After Cancer Remission, Using Chemotherapy to Prevent Recurrence

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Now that Cardiff has fully healed from the surgeries to remove his small intestinal tumor and nine skin masses, it’s time to pursue the plan for chemotherapy. This is not the first time Cardiff has undergone chemotherapy, as his first course involved seven months of University of Wisconson-Madison Canine Lymphoma Protocol (aka CHOP), ending in July 2014. […]

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Hanging with Celebrity Dogs at the DogVacay Winter Holiday Party

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s Pet-Lebrity News  column on Pet360.com as Hanging with Celebrity Dogs at the DogVacay Winter Holiday Party Living in Los Angeles puts me in close proximity to many celebrities, some of who are even my clients. Additionally, there are celebrity pets that walk the same sidewalks and visit the […]

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Microscopic vs Macroscopic Disease — What is the Difference?

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This article is originally found on PetMD as Microscopic vs Macroscopic Disease — What is the Difference?  Now that the Cardiff has recovered from two surgeries to remove an intestinal tumor and multiple skin masses, it’s time move onto the topic of treating cancer that could still be lurking in his body.   Surgery to […]

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What Makes One Skin Mass Cancerous and Another Non-Cancerous?

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When an owner thinks of a mass, regardless of the location on the body, cancer should always come to mind. Yet, not all masses that grow inside or on surface of the body are actually cancerous.   I’m well aware of such varying results in my patients, but the reality of being faced with my […]

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