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Entries Tagged as 'metronomic chemotherapy'

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 lobectomy

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

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!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 […]

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Jabba starts metronomic therapy

July 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment · metronomic chemotherapy, osteosarcoma

This was back in April, sorry for the delay but at least we still have the pictures. Jabba started his metronimic therapy regimen which involves low does of cyclophosphamide and piroxicam every other day. This dose and frequency is supposed to prevent angiogenesis, thus preventing a metastasized tumor from being able to take hold and […]

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Updates- halfway done with chemo

March 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments · metronomic chemotherapy, osteosarcoma

Jabba has had 2 of his 4 “high dose” chemotherapy treatments at North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine. He has these every 3 weeks for 4 months. He needs a complete blood count every week to make sure he is handling it alright. We had a small scare when in the 2nd week his […]

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