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A sunny day at Reynolda Gardens

April 5th, 2013 · 3 Comments · lobectomy, metastatic lung cancer, osteosarcoma, recovery

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!On Friday March 15th, Jabba-bear went for a short drive across town to Reynolda Gardens, where he frolicked freely in the fields. Jabba briefly explored the trails surrounding the Reynolda house, but he was more interested in meeting new friends (Reynolda Village is a popular dog-walking […]

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Jabba starts metronomic therapy….again…

April 4th, 2013 · 4 Comments · lobectomy, metastatic lung cancer, metronomic chemotherapy, osteosarcoma, recovery

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Three weeks after Jabba’s lobectomy to remove a large portion of his metastatic osteosarcoma, he was given a “bill of good health”, at least a temporary one. At this point, we decided to put Jabba back on metronomic therapy (i.e., frequent, low doses of chemotherapy) since […]

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Jabba’s trip to Pilot Mountain

April 1st, 2013 · 2 Comments · lobectomy, metastatic lung cancer, osteosarcoma, recovery

When Jabba-bear was diagnosed with metastatic osteosarcoma, we vowed to do everything we could to ensure that whatever time we had left with him was well-spent. Unfortunately, doctors orders prevented us from doing anything really fun with Jabba for at least two weeks after his surgery (although we bent the rules a bit and took […]

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Jabba’s lobectomy

March 10th, 2013 · 9 Comments · lobectomy, metastatic lung cancer, metronomic chemotherapy, osteosarcoma

On Monday, February 18th,  Jabba-bear was admitted to Carolina Veterinary Specialists (CVS)  upon referral from his primary veterinarian (Oldtown Veterinary Hospital).  By that point, Jabba’s condition was critical. It was clear that  if we didn’t act fast, he would die…soon. That day, the doctors at CVS  performed an ultrasound of his abdomen, to try and […]

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Some pictures day of, day after amputation

January 26th, 2011 · 7 Comments · amputation, lobectomy

I guess we should mention, in regards to the last pic, the vet said the bleeding was normal and it did subside shortly thereafter.

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