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Artemisinin started out as an anti-malarial drug, but it has some anti-cancer effects as well, especially for the vicious osteosarcoma.

In this week’s episode of DOG CANCER ANSWERS, Dr. Nancy discusses the herb artemisinin: what it is, what it has been able to do in the lab, and how to discuss ad…

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In this week’s episode Dr. Nancy discusses the herb artemisinin: what it is, what it has been able to do in the lab, and how to discuss adding it to your dog’s treatment plan with your vet. Artemisinin has shown promise in studies as an adjunctive treatment for a variety of cancers, including bone …

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We’re used to thinking that antioxidants are good for dogs … but what if they’re NOT? When a dog has cancer, antioxidants may actually slow down the processes that are killing cancer!

In this clip, Dr. Demian Dressler reviews the process of oxidation in the body and explains why giving potent an…

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Apoptosis – natural cell suicide – is “turned off” by cancer cells. Most cells notice when they are living too long or acting deranged … but not cancer cells. With their apoptosis genes in the off position, they can live forever.

In this clip, Dr. Demian Dressler explains how this hallmark of canc…

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When your dog’s on antibiotics, chemotherapy, or even anti-inflammatory drugs, you might see gastrointestinal changes like diarrhea, nausea, or even vomiting. That is in part because the microbiome – the healthy bacteria that live in the gut – have been disrupted.

Enter probiotics and prebiotics…

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Pat called in with two questions: why didn’t her vet find her dogs’ cancers sooner, and does grain-free dog food cause heart disease?
Today’s episode touches on the challenge of diagnosing cancer, and then dives into diet-related dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

In 2018 the FDA reported an increase…

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When your dog is diagnosed with cancer, you have lots of information to process and lots of decisions to make. What is the prognosis? Can the tumor be removed with surgery? Will chemotherapy or radiation help to extend your dog’s life, and are they worth the cost, both financially, physically and e…

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When your dog is diagnosed with cancer, you have lots of information to process and lots of decisions to make. What is the prognosis? Can the tumor be removed with surgery? Will chemotherapy or radiation help to extend your dog’s life, and are they worth the cost, both financially, physically and e…

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When your dog is diagnosed with cancer, you have lots of information to process and lots of decisions to make. What is the prognosis? Can the tumor be removed with surgery? Will chemotherapy or radiation help to extend your dog’s life, and are they worth the cost, both financially, physically and e…

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What is your priority when choosing treatment options for your dog with cancer? Whether you are an Action-oriented go-getter, Comfort-first caretaker, or someone who likes to Balance all of your options, your personality type impacts how you approach these important decisions.

According to Dr. De…

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Do the over-the-counter medications Tagamet and Benadryl cure cancer in dogs, or just reduce its symptoms? Dr. Nancy Reese explains how these drugs work, and the role they can play in helping your dog fight cancer.

We've been helping folks fight dog cancer since 2008, and over the years we’ve seen…

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Today’s episode is a monster – a full hour with Dr. Demian Dressler, author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide focused on supplements for dog cancer.

Dr. Dressler touches on the hallmarks of cancer, and then reviews supplements that counteract them. He talks about supporting normal and natural apopt…

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When is a dog too old for surgery? Dr. Nancy advises John, parent to a 13-year-old Jack Russell Terrier, about whether to go ahead with surgery for his dog. There are some specific questions she’d ask BEFORE making the decision.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Ful…

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So, Debra’s dog really perked up on colostrum. Is this her imagination? Dr. Nancy Reese, our chief medical editor, answers this and more. It turns out that colostrum is not snake oil – it’s very helpful, for energy and even some anti-cancer effects.

Links and Things Mentioned in Today’s Show:
The …

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There are some specific questions you should find out from your veterinarian before you use cold laser therapy for your dog. Dr. Dressler goes over the factors that should influence your decision about whether cold laser helps or hurts dog cancer.  

Links and Things Mentioned in Today’s Show:
The …

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Many oncologists are skeptical of integrative medicine, even though pet parents REALLY want to use it.

Kendra Pope is no skeptic. She’s a board-certified oncologist who practices in Red Bank, New Jersey. She uses oncology, but also acupuncture, herbs, and nutrition to fight dog cancer.

Her re…

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Anne Angelo Webb, host of the Animal Intuitive channel joins James Jacobson from Dog Podcast Network.

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Renee’s dog has mesothelioma, and she’s got a nagging question. Why did it take so long for her veterinarian to get the diagnosis right? Dr. Dressler explains why some cancers – especially rare ones like mesothelioma – can take longer to diagnosis. He also outlines a treatment plan to start with fo…

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Why is dog cancer so common? And why are Golden Retrievers more than twice as likely to get cancer as other dogs? Our guest, Dr. Janet Patterson-Kane, is digging for answers.

The Morris Animal Foundation has been around for over 70 years. They are the leader in researching not just dog health, bu…

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How do we cope when we can’t afford to treat our dog’s cancer? Molly Jacobson joins us to discuss financial help for dog cancer, as well as how to handle the guilt that comes with feeling so helpless.

When you can’t afford surgery for your dog, have to pay vet bills with money you don’t have, or …

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Every dog is a hero, but some are War Heroes. Sgt. Stubby detected gas attacks and warn his buddies about incoming missiles during WWI. It’s a special Memorial Day episode, and a must-listen.

It’s Memorial Day, the day when Americans honor servicemembers who never made it out of their uniforms. So…

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Was Remyʻs late-in-life neuter responsible for his recent prostate cancer diagnosis? And can Besty use EverPup in the Dog Cancer Diet?

Dr. Dressler fields in a Listener Line call from Betsy about her dog Remy. Poor Remy came into her life as a senior rescue right at the start of the pandemic ... a…

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Alecia updates us on her dog’s vaccine trial, and it sparks a Deep Dive discussion with Dr. Trina Hazzah. A must-listen if you are considering enrolling in a clinical trial!

There are multiple clinical trials going on for dogs with cancer right now. Are they worth enrolling in? What if you don’t l…

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Is your dog feeling sick, and that’s why he’s not eating? How can you tell? Integrative Oncologist Dr. Trina Hazzah explains what could be the cause of your dog’s appetite loss.

Dr. Trina Hazzah, integrative oncologist, is concerned about loss of appetite. When a dog won’t eat, it’s a sign that s…

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