cancer

Natural Approaches for Treating Cancer in Pets – Chinese Medicine and Whole Foods for Energy

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This article was originally see on PetMD.com as Natural Approaches for Treating Cancer in Pets – Chinese Medicine and Whole Foods for Energy. When treating my dog Cardiff’s cancer and addressing his day-to-day wellness, I take a multimodal approach where I combine different perspectives in veterinary medicine. My primary perspective is Western (conventional), as I have always […]

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Supplements Used to Treat Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs

Now that you’ve read The Integrative Approach to Canine Cancer Treatment, you have a better understanding of why I choose to integrate multiple veterinary medical treatment perspectives in managing Cardiff’s T-Cell Lymphoma. I’m now going to get into more specifics of the nutraceuticals (supplements), herbs, and foods that are part of Cardiff’s integrative health care […]

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The Integrative Approach to Canine Cancer Treatment

I take an integrative approach to my dog Cardiff’s health care during both bouts of sickness and for his general wellness. In 2007, Cardiff’s first of four episodes (so far) of Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA) prompted me to investigate deeper into how to manage his condition besides solely using immunosuppressive drugs.  That’s where whole-foods diet, nutraceuticals (supplements), […]

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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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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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