Sharon’s done a lot for her dog with hemangiosarcoma. Now he is gagging. Is this the end? Dr. Trina Hazzah, integrative oncologist, makes her best recommendation.
Sharon calls in to our Listener Line with a question. Her corgi’s getting closer to the prognosis timeframe the surgeon predicted. Now he’s gagging a few times a day.
Is this the cancer coming back, or invading his lungs? If he’s not eligible for more surgery, what can she do at home?
Dr. Trina Hazzah, integrative oncologist, helps Sharon understand what could be going on with her boy. She makes a couple of very specific recommendations that Sharon can try right away to relieve symptoms.
She also makes a referral to a veterinarian in Sharon’s area who might just be able to help.
Today’s show is sponsored by 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.
Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:
The Veterinary Cannabis Society https://veterinarycannabissociety.org/ or https://vcs.pet
Dr. Kendra Pope in Red Bank, NJ can be found here: Red Bank, NJ 07701 Veterinarian | Dr. Kendra Pope
Dr. Hazzah’s paper, “Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine: A Critical Review,” can be found on the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) website: Cannabis-in-Veterinary-Medicine-A-Critical-Review-Vol-61_LR-3.pdf (ahvma.org)
About Dr. Trina Hazzah
Trina Hazzah was born and raised in Washington DC. She attended Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She completed her small animal internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey and a 3-year residency in medical oncology at the Veterinary Oncology and Hematology Center, in Connecticut. She has also completed the requirements to be a Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbalist from the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Hazzah’s area of interest is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and offers a novel approach to veterinary cancer therapy by combining conventional Western therapies with complementary Eastern therapies to provide a whole patient treatment approach. She feels that quality of life is an essential priority in the treatment of every cancer patient.
Other Societies to which Dr. Hazzah belongs: https://www.cannabisclinicians.org/ https://www.cavcm.com/ http://vetcancersociety.org/ https://www.acvim.org/ https://www.ahvma.org/ California Veterinary Medical Association
Her website is https://drtrinahazzah.com/
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