More on Cancer Testing

Recently I posted about a new profile we are doing in our office for pets, mainly dogs, as a screening tool for cancer and other inflammatory conditions. To date, about 96% of dogs are low in blood vitamin D levels, 48% are high in their CRP levels, and 12% are high in their TK levels. This profile is also quite…

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Pets with Cancer-Other Medicines OK to Give?

I’m often asked if pets with cancer should continue taking their heartworm and flea medicines. Here’s how I address that situation in my practice, Paws & Claws Animal Hospital. Unlike conventional doctors who focus on the cancer, holistic doctors focus on the PET…therefore we want to keep the pet healthy while we are also fighting the cancer. I would hate…

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More on Testing Pets for Cancer

I’ve had a number of people write me asking about my recent posts regarding blood testing for pets with cancer and those w/o cancer as a way to allow for early diagnosis. Instead of writing multiple emails I thought I would summarize my responses here. 1.First most veterinarians, in my opinion, are not as progressive on early diagnostics as I…

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