Scientific American shares the “Good News for Dogs with Cancer”

There was a time when the only action that could be taken by veterinarians and owners when a dog was diagnosed with cancer was to “make them comfortable” as the disease ran its course and ultimately shortened the pet’s life. Fortunately for all of us who love dogs, we live in a time of tremendous advances in our understanding of canine cancers and our ability to treat them effectively.

Golden Dog with Ball

A recent article in Scientific American shares the “Good News for Dogs with Cancer,” and mentions TANOVEA-CA1, the first FDA conditionally approved drug for the treatment of lymphoma in dogs. While cancer is still a common disease in dogs, the future of cancer treatment and prevention is bright, and VetDC is proud to be on the leading edge of canine cancer research.

 

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