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Why Chemotherapy For Cancer Treatment In Pets Is Very Different Than For People

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Roger Welton DVM

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Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss the sharp differences between chemotherapy for cancer treatment in pets versus for humans.  Both of our practicing veterinarian co-hosts reflect on pet owner apprehension and even at times shock at the mere mention of chemotherapy for treatment of cancer for dogs and cats. 

With the rise in cancer in pets it is possible that your may find yourself one day in the position to have to make the decision for cancer treatment for your beloved pet, making this a very valuable episode for pet owners to listen to.  Understanding the contrasting goals and processes of chemotherapy in pets versus humans, the thought of chemotherapy for a pet diagnosed with cancer many not be such a scary thought. 

For more content from Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen, visit their respective blogs at Web-DVM.net and VetChick.com.