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What to Do When Your Dog is Diagnosed with Cancer: Treatment, Prognosis, and Aftercare


As you may already know, I'm very passionate about pet cancer awareness, treatment, and prevention. My own dog Cardiff is still in remission for T-Cell Lymphoma and it's been almost 3 years since his first diagnosis (he's had two Lymphoma episodes). I've learned so much about veterinary practice from Cardiff's illness over the years. Additionally, my colleagues at the Veterinary Cancer Group drive the proverbial ship in providing Cardiff and my other patients' cancer care and have provided me invaluable insight into chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or combination treatments to best get our canine and feline friends' cancer into remission. I enjoy the opportunity so share my insight on cancer in any way possible. So, I was enthused to weigh in this article for PetMD What to Do When Your Dog is Diagnosed with Cancer: Treatment, Prognosis, and Aftercare. Have you ever had a pet diagnosed with cancer? What did you do upon receiving the diagnosis? Feel free to share this link with your fellow pet-owning friends, family, etc. or on social media.

Dr. Patrick Mahaney

Thank you for reading this article. Your questions and comments are completely welcome. Please feel free to communicate with me through Twitter (@PatrickMahaney) and follow my adventures in veterinary medicine by liking Patrick Mahaney: Veterinarian Acupuncture Pain Management for Your Pets on Facebook. Copyright of this article (2016) is owned by Dr Patrick Mahaney, Veterinarian and Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. Republishing any portion of this article must first be authorized by Dr Patrick Mahaney. Requests for republishing must be approved by Dr Patrick Mahaney and received in written format.

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