Transitional Cell Carcinoma (TCC) is one of the most underdiagnosed cancer in dogs. This is because the tumor will often develop in the bladder lining or other small areas of the urinary tract, which results in symptoms of painful straining or frequent urination. If your dog is having unresolved urinary issues, it may be time to ask your veterinarian to dig deeper to find the cause. In this episode, Dr. Dressler explains how using a full spectrum approach to treat your dog’s TCC may produce better results than just using chemotherapy alone.
Transitional cell carcinoma, also known as TCC is tricky to treat because the cells can grow in many different areas of the urinary tract. The symptoms present similarly to a UTI or a bladder infection. They are more commonly seen in older dogs but can happen in dogs of any ages. Dr. Demian Dressler joins us to talk about Transitional Cell Carcinoma and why using a combination of low-dose chemotherapy and a Full Spectrum Approach could be the best way to combat this cancer.
Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:
The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger.
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/what-is-full-spectrum-cancer-care/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/bladder-and-prostate-cancer-neutering-male-dogs-increases-risk-2/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/scientific-medical-references/transitional-cell-carcinoma/ by Dog Cancer Vet Team
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/videos/transitional-cell-carcinoma-what-you-need-to-know-about-your-dogs-cancer/ by Dog Cancer Vet Team
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/apoptosis/apoptosis-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/videos/dog-cancer-and-apoptosis-and-apoptogens/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/dog-cancer-diet/diet-and-dogs-with-cancer/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/supplements/new-ways-to-boost-immunity/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/supplements/immunity-and-dog-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/conventional/chemotherapy/low-dose-chemotherapy-and-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/conventional/chemotherapy/metronomic-chemotherapy-for-dogs-with-cancer/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/conventional/chemotherapy/metronomic-chemotherapy/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/conventional/chemotherapy/a-new-look-chemotherapy/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.
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About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:
Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.
Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.
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