Pet Cancer Post 3-No Vaccines!

Holistic-minded owners know that pets do not need and should not receive vaccines on a regular (annual) basis. Yet I’m amazed that many pets with cancer ARE vaccinated, either at the time of their cancer diagnosis, during their cancer treatment, or even just weeks to months before their diagnosis of cancer. Every cancer expert will tell you that since cancer…

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Breast Cancer Post 3

One of my favorite supplements for people (and pets) with cancer is Vitamin D3. Research shows that most people are severely deficient in Vitamin D, even those who receive sunlight exposure. It is recommended that vitamin D3 should be a supplement most people take for its numerous health benefits, including cancer prevention. Vitamin D kills cancer by promoting cell differentiation…

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Breast Cancer Post 2

One of the most important questions to answer with any kind of cancer is whether or not there is cancer in a regional lymph node. Doctors have always been taught that if cancer is found in a regional lymph node, the patient must receive chemotherapy as lymph node spread is evidence the cancer has spread to other parts of the…

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Pet Cancer-Post 2

In my book, The Natural Vet’s Guide to Preventing and Treating Cancer in Dogs, one of the most important statements I make is “Don’t forget there is a pet attached to the tumor!” So often doctors (and pet owners) focus on “treating the cancer” and forget about “treating the pet.” Yet, it’s too easy to focus on the cancer rather…

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Pet Cancer-Post 1 Cancer Awareness Month

The most important point I can stress as we devote this month to cancer awareness is the extreme importance of early diagnosis. Every week (sometimes every day!) I see pets with cancer who were never properly diagnosed by their prior doctors. These are pets with lumps and bumps on their bodies, whose owners took them to their prior doctors to…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month-Post 1

Since it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here’s a tip I want to share to get things started. One of the challenges Sandy faced was whether or not to do chemotherapy as part of her treatment. While chemotherapy may be needed by some women with breast cancer, the reality is that some, if not many, women with breast cancer don’t…

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