Dog Cancer Basics

Videos featuring dog cancer veterinarians Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger on various topics related to canine cancer.

Welcome to Dog Cancer Answers- Meet the Veterinarians

Transcript of Welcome to Dog Cancer Answers- Meet the Veterinarians James Jacobson: Welcome to Dog Cancer Answers, I’m James Jacobson. Cancer unfortunately is the number one killer of dogs around the world. And we put together this information series of dog cancer answers to help answer many of the questions that you may have. Be…

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Melanoma- What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer

Transcript of Melanoma- What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer James Jacobson: One of the cancers that you talk about in The Dog Cancer Survival Guide are Melanomas, Dr. Dressler, I throw out this question to you first, if you have a dog with a melanoma, what are likely signs and symptoms that…

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Oral Cancers- What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer

Transcript of Oral Cancers- What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer James Jacobson: One of the cancers that you talk about in The Dog Cancer Survival Guide is oral cancers, cancers of the mouth. Dr. Dressler, if you’re looking at a dog who has oral cancer, what are the signs and symptoms that…

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The Full Spectrum Approach to Dog Cancer Care

Transcript of: The Full Spectrum Approach to Dog Cancer Care James Jacobson: One of the most interesting things that you present in the book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide is this approach that you call the “full spectrum approach”. Dr. Dressler, what is the full spectrum approach and how do we use it? Dr. Demian…

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Dog Cancer Remission- What Can You Expect

Transcript of: Dog Cancer Remission- What Can You Expect James Jacobson: When your dog has a cancer, the words you wanna hear after you go to the treatment process is, “It’s gone, it’s cured, your dog’s in remission”. First of all, how likely are you to hear that and what are the different types of…

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Dog Cancer Surgery- The Importance of Clean Margins

Transcript of: Dog Cancer Surgery- The Importance of Clean Margins James Jacobson: When you are doing a surgical procedure to remove your dog’s cancer, one of the things that you’ll often hear and the best to talk about is clean margin. So, what is a clean margin and why is important? Dr. Dressler? Dr. Demian…

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Vomiting and Dog Cancer- What You Need to Know

Transcript of: Vomiting and Dog Cancer What You Need To Know James Jacobson: From the letters that we get, I understand that one of the side effects that people sometimes deal with when their dog has cancer is vomiting, this dogs with sick bellies. I would like to ask either you Dr. Dressler or you…

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Help for Your Dog’s Nausea

Transcript of: Help for Your Dog’s Nausea James Jacobson: When the dog has cancer one of the things that can happen is the dog can feel nauseous and that happens i guess, not only as a result of some treatments produces it as a  by-product of having cancer.  Is that right Dr. Ettinger ? Dr.…

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Which Dog Cancers are Best Treated with Chemotherapy

Transcript of: Which Dog Cancers are Best Treated with Chemotherapy   James Jacobson: The next question we have here is dealing with chemotherapy. Are there certain cancers which are best treated with chemotherapy? For that I will give it to you Dr. Ettinger, as a Veterinary Oncologist. What are the best cancers that response the…

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Amputation for Dogs with Osteosarcoma Cancer

Transcript of: Amputation for Dogs with Osteosarcoma Cancer   James Jacobson: If your dog has been diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, you may have heard that it’s time to amputate. I’ll just throw it to our Veterinarians, Dr. Dressler in Hawaii, and Dr. Ettinger in New York and talk about the possibility of amputating a limb when…

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Dog Breeds Most Likely to get Cancer

Transcript of: Dog Breeds Most Likely to get Cancer   James Jacobson: Let’s talk a little bit about dog breeds, and which breeds are more likely to get cancer. Are there certain breeds that are more susceptible to cancer? Dr. Ettinger? Dr. Susan Ettinger: Unfortunately, a lot of the pure breeds are at risks for…

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Dog Cancer and Apoptosis and Apoptogens

Transcript of: Dog Cancer and Apoptosis and Apoptogens   James Jacobson: In The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, Dr. Dressler, you talk a lot about the role of Apoptosis in dog cancer. First of all, easy question but I never heard of Apoptosis, what is it and why it’s important? Dr. Demian Dressler: Well, it’s a…

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Dog Cancer Diet What to Feed a Dog with Cancer

Transcript of: Dog Cancer Diet What to Feed a Dog with Cancer   James Jacobson: What happens when your dog has cancer? Do you have to change your dog’s diet? Dr. Dressler, I know you write a lot about the dog cancer diet in your book, but what is the role of diet once the…

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Dog Cancer Diagnosis Not An Immediate Death Sentence

Transcript of: Dog Cancer Diagnosis Not An Immediate Death Sentence   James Jacobson: Here’s a question that we get and that probably resonates a lot with people, as soon as they hear that their dog has cancer. Some people think “oh my God, my dog…” It’s like an immediate death sentence. What are your thoughts?…

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Should You See an Oncologist for Your Dog’s Cancer

Transcript of: Should You See an Oncologist for Your Dog’s Cancer   James Jacobson: Here’s a question that we get a lot. When should I see a Veterinary Oncologist? I’m gonna throw this question to you Dr. Ettinger in New York since you are a Veterinary Oncologist. When should someone see a Veterinary Oncologist and…

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Your Emotions and Your Dog’s Cancer

Transcript of: Your Emotions and Your Dog’s Cancer   James Jacobson: Here’s a question that we get from a lot of people who are dealing with dog cancer and Dr. Dressler I’m gonna throw this question to you first which is the issue of emotions. How important is emotional control for the pet lover, for…

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Mammary Tumors- What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer

Transcript of: Mammary Tumors- What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer James Jacobson: One of the cancers that you talk about in The Dog Cancer Survival Guide are mammary tumors. Dr. Dressler, I’ll start with you first. If a dog has been diagnosed with mammary tumors, what is it, that the guardian may…

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