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No matter what you’ve heard, there are always steps you can take to help your dog fight (and even beat) cancer. This comprehensive guide is your complete reference for practical, evidence-based strategies that can optimize the life quality and longevity for your dog. No matter what diagnosis or stage of cancer your dog has, this book is packed with precious advice that can help now.

The Dog Cancer Survival Guide

Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality & Longevity

by Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM, with Dr. Susan Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology)

The message of this book jumps off the written page and into the heart of every reader, and will become the at home bible for cancer care of dogs. The authors have given you a sensible and systematic approach that practicing veterinarians will cherish. I found the book inspiring and, clearly, it will become part of my daily approach to cancer therapy for my own patients.

-Dr. Robert B. Cohen, VMD, Bay Street Animal Hospital, New York

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  • Everything you need to know about conventional western veterinary treatments (surgery, chemotherapy and radiation) including how to reduce their side effects.
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Meet the Vets

A Collaboration that Spans 6,000 Miles

Two veterinarians, one from Hawaii who is known internationally as “the dog cancer vet” and one from New York who is a celebrated veterinary oncologist, collaborated to create this definitive book for dog lovers coping with a dog cancer diagnosis. Their collaboration spans an ocean and a continent, and together they offer dog lovers the Full Spectrum of cancer treatments.

Demian Dressler, DVM

Dr. Dressler is internationally recognized as "the dog cancer vet" because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management, and the popularity of his blog, DogCancerBlog.com. The owner of South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, he studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.

Dr. Dressler consults both dog lovers and veterinary professionals, and is sought after as a speaker on topics ranging from the links between lifestyle choices and disease, nutrition and cancer, and animal ethics.

Dr. Dressler is the co-founder of Functional Nutriments, LLC, a nutraceutical company, and is the inventor of Apocaps, the first clinical apoptogen formula.

He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Hawaii Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Avian Veterinarians, the National Animal Supplement Council and CORE. He is an advisory board member for Pacific Primate Sanctuary. He and his wife, Allison, live on Maui, Hawaii, with their dog, Bjorn, and their cat, Ginsu.

Dr. Demian Dressler and His Dog

Dr. Sue Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Ettinger is a staff medical oncologist at Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, New York, and board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology).

After earning a BS in biology at Tufts University, she received a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.

She completed her small animal medicine and surgery internship before joining the Department of Radiation Oncology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, as a research associate and investigator in a five-year NIH program project grant.

Dr. Ettinger was also an instructor in the Department of Molecular Medicine and an oncology associate with the Comparative Cancer Program at Cornell.

After relocating to New York, she became a staff oncologist at Long Island Veterinary Specialists before rejoining Animal Specialty Center. She is well-known for compassionate, comprehensive cancer management with a focus on quality of life and palliative care. She and her husband, Kerry, who is also a veterinarian, live with their two sons, their dog, Matilda, and two cats, Jeter and Raziel, in New York.

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When you read The Dog Cancer Survival Guide you'll feel like you're joining a community of people who love their dogs as much as you do. Why? Because we include so many "True Tails" from dog lovers JUST LIKE you! We have been where you are and know what you're going through. We also have a Facebook group that's private, just for readers, so dog lovers who are all "on the same page" can give each other helpful, knowledgeable, efficient advice and support. It's like a little haven we built, just for us. Join us!

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Read the Book, Join the Reader Forum and Support Group

When you read The Dog Cancer Survival Guide you'll feel like you're joining a community of people who love their dogs as much as you do. Why? Because we include so many "True Tails" from dog lovers JUST LIKE you! We have been where you are and know what you're going through. We also have a Facebook group that's private, just for readers, so dog lovers who are all "on the same page" can give each other helpful, knowledgeable, efficient advice and support. It's like a little haven we built, just for us. Join us!

Reviews & True Tails

Eighteen Months (and Counting) Without Spending $10,000

5 Star Rating
“The radiation oncologist that we saw after the tumor was removed suggested five weeks of radiation, for five days a week, all for the “small price” of $10,000! They only did the treatments between 8am and noon, making it virtually impossible for anyone who holds a job, but you could leave your dog there for the day for an additional charge of $35per day!! I was beside myself, but I also just wanted it all to go away, so initially, I was willing to pay. However, the more I thought about what that would be like for Yoda, I couldn't bring myself to do that. I thought, if his days are indeed numbered, I don't want to burn his little leg so that he can't run and chase bunnies and squirrels and deer. It was about the quality of his life. I had to find an alternative, and I couldn't be happier with the outcome. The radiation oncologist and his vet told me that if I didn't have the treatment done, his tumor would grow back in three to six months. Well it has been one year and six months and the growth hasn't come back! Certainly, he is aging and isn't as agile and playful as he was when he was a puppy, but his 10th birthday is April 30th and I couldn't be more happy! Ever since I adopted him (three days prior to his first birthday!) he has had a steak for his birthday. This year I may make it a filet mignon! THANK YOU for your book, because it gave me the support, strength and encouragement I needed to turn this entire situation from doom-and-gloom to complete possibility for something different.”

- Lori, Bethesda, Maryland

Took Me by the Hand ... and Became My “Bible”

5 Star Rating
“I read the Dog Cancer Survivor guide fervently. It has become my "bible" in taking care of my dog. This book has helped not only my dog feel better, but me, too!!! Any dog lover who is facing cancer in a beloved dog truly needs to read and devour the information in the Dog Cancer Survival Guide. This amazing book "took me by the hand" and has given me avenues that I never would have known about otherwise. I cannot recommend this amazing book enough or sing it's praises loud enough!!! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, Dr. Dressler!!”

- Cynthia McKinnon, Sanford, Florida

Helped Me Make Better Decisions: Worth Every Penny

5 Star Rating
“This book was extremely helpful to me. Even if it had not helped extend Apollo's life - which I am convinced it did as we were given maybe 6 months and we got 18 months - it explains things that you didn't hear at your appointment or were too overwhelmed to absorb. It helped me understand how canine cancer works and what to expect. This also prepared me for Apollo's appointments because I was able to ask educated questions and feel that I was a part of his healthcare team and not just his advocate. This book helped me make better decisions for Apollo so that we could preserve his quality of life for as long as possible. There are a lot of sad truths in this book that as a dog owner suffering from cancer, you don't really want to read ... but they are helpful. This book was worth every penny and I would (and have) recommended it to anyone who has a dog diagnosed with cancer.”

- Sandy Miller, Palo, Iowa

Even the Vet Thinks “We Beat This”

5 Star Rating
“My dog is a beagle named Gordon. We rescued him in 2000; we don't know how old he was at the time. In September of 2009 he suddenly got very sick. "Critically ill" my vet said. He ended up having a splenectomy. Lab results of the biopsy: hemangiosarcoma. Median life expectancy: 3-6 months. I asked the vet every question I could hoping there was a sliver of hope. Could the lab results be wrong? Could the splenectomy have removed all the cancer cells? Has a dog ever beat it? Our family agreed we didn't want to put him through any chemo or radiation. Well, a few weeks later I had Dr. Dressler's book in my hand and was following his Full Spectrum cancer care. I was cautiously optimistic. It's been 18 months since his surgery and he's doing great. The vet has even said that he "thinks we beat this." I've made some adjustments accordingly, but I still make Gordon's food and use the supplements according to Dr. Dressler's recommendation. I credit Dr. Dressler and his research and his book every bit as much as my vet and his surgery for saving Gordon's life.”

- Kim Gau, Stow, Ohio

No Regrets

5 Star Rating
“When I heard the diagnosis that my dog had cancer I had no idea where to start, what to do. After taking some time to contemplate what was in front of us, I realized I needed more than just "medical" language, more than just a clinical approach. I needed a game plan for us and for our dog. I know her and love her and needed to make the right choices. The bottom line for me was "no regrets". I needed to make sure I understood the range of alternatives available, that I was making choices that were "right" given all the circumstances and that I would have peace whatever the outcome. The Dog Cancer Survival Guide gave me a starting place, empowered me to ask questions, push for alternatives, challenge the status quo and change the landscape. Whatever happens now, there will be no regrets on my part.”

- Valerie Sachs, Pepper Pike, OH

Imagine looking back at this time in your life, five years from now, and having no regrets.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

4 Your Survival Guide

5 Full Spectrum Cancer Care

5 There’s No Expiration Date

6 The Dog Cancer Vet

8 Simple but Powerful

9 Backlash

10 I Meet Dr. Susan Ettinger (Again)

11 How This Book Is Organized

11 Two Authors, One Voice

12 Sidebar Symbols

13 This Book Does Not Substitute for Your Veterinarian’s Guidance

14 Part I: My Dog Has Cancer … Now What?

15 Chapter 1: Your role

15 Be Your Dog’s Guardian

16 First Priority: Deal with Your Emotions

17 Reality Check Number One

18 Reality Check Number Two

19 Reality Check Number Three

20 It’s All about You

21 Chapter 2: Mission Critical: emotional Management

34 Amplifying the Effects of Positive Emotions

36 Chapter 3: Three Common Questions

36 How Could Cancer Happen Overnight?

37 Why Didn’t My Vet Catch This Earlier?

37 Cancer Can Be Invisible

38 Cancer Can Start Before Birth

39 Cancer Screening Can Be Difficult

39 The Wait and See Approach

40 Some Vets Don’t Realize Cancer Is Epidemic

40 Good Marketing Can Sway Opinion

41 Conventional Medicine Does Not Offer Complete Cancer Care

42 Is My Dog Dying Right Now?

43 Chapter 4: Super Dogs

45 Part II: What You Should Know about Dog Cancer

46 Chapter 5: Dog Cancer Phrases, Words and Meanings

58 Chapter 6: How Cancer Begins and Spreads

58 Mindset Matters

59 Genetic Mutations

62 Tissue Environment

63 Cancer Spread

69 Chapter 7: apoptosis

72 Chapter 8: Cancer Causes

72 Carcinogens

73 Plastic

74 Carcinogens in Commercial Dog Foods

76 Pharmaceuticals in the Water

77 Fluoride in Drinking Water

78 Asbestos in Drinking Water

79 Carcinogens in the Air

80 Carcinogens in the Soil

81 Chronic, Microscopic Inflammation

83 Inherited Bad Genes

83 Spaying and Neutering

85 Sunlight Exposure

86 Viruses

86 Low Melatonin Levels

87 Vaccines

89 Stress and Depression

91 Free Radicals

95 Chapter 9: How We Diagnose and Stage Cancer

95 Diagnosing Cancer

95 Fine Needle Aspirate

97 Biopsy

99 Get a Biopsy after a Curative Surgery

100 Staging Cancer 102 Micrometastasis

103 Part III: Full Spectrum Cancer Care

104 Chapter 10: an overview of Full Spectrum Care

104 Full Spectrum Mindset and Cancer

106 Full Spectrum Mindset and Cancer Treatments

108 Full Spectrum Mindset and Your Vet

109 Full Spectrum Mindset and You

109 Five Steps to Full Spectrum Cancer Care

110 Making Confident Choices … Later

111 Chapter 11: Step one, Conventional Treatments

112 Surgery

112 When to Consider Surgery

112 What Happens During Surgery

116 Follow Up

117 Side Effects to Consider

120 Choosing a Surgeon

121 Radiation

122 When to Choose Radiation

123 What Happens in a Radiation Session

125 Follow Up 125 Side Effects to Consider

127 Chemotherapy

129 When to Choose Chemotherapy

129 What Happens in a Chemotherapy Session

134 Follow Up

134 Safe Handling of Chemotherapy

135 Side effects to Consider

140 Managing Side effects from Conventional Therapies

140 Managing Nausea

141 Managing Vomiting

142 Managing Diarrhea

144 Full Spectrum Ideas for Managing Side effects

144 Ginger

145 Cimetidine

146 Glutamine

148 Cordyceps

149 Coenzyme Q10

152 Chapter 12: Step Two, Nutraceuticals

153 Nutraceuticals

155 Apocaps

163 Luteolin

165 Curcumin

167 Apigenin

168 Other Ingredients

169 Precautions

171 Using Apocaps with Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiation

171 Apocaps and Other Apoptogens

172 Other Apoptogens

172 Artemisinin

173 Artemisinin and Iron-Rich Foods

174 Precautions

176 Neoplasene

179 Precautions

180 Chapter 13: Step Three, Immune System Boosters and anti-Metastatics

181 Mushroom-Derived Polysaccharides

182 The Bottom Line on Mushroom-Derived Polysaccharides

182 How to Give Mushroom-Derived Polysaccharides

183 Precautions

183 Melatonin and High Quality Sleep

184 The Bottom Line on Melatonin

185 Precautions

185 Sunlight

186 The Bottom Line on Sunlight

186 Multivitamin Supplements

190 The Bottom Line on Multivitamins

190 Precautions 190 Modified Citrus Pectin

191 The Bottom Line on Modified Citrus Pectin

192 Precautions

192 Doxycycline

192 The Bottom Line on Doxycycline

193 Precautions

194 Chapter 14: Step Four, Diet

195 The Wild Diet

195 Raw Foods and Cancer

196 Cooking Meat for Your Dog

197 Preparing Vegetables for Your Dog

197 Overfeeding and Cancer

198 Reduce Omega-6 Fatty Acids

199 Supplement with Omega-3 Fatty Acids

200 Reduce Sugar

200 Weaning Your Dog to the Dog Cancer Diet

201 The Full Spectrum Dog Cancer Diet

201 Dog Cancer Diet Guidelines

202 At Every Meal: High Quality Lean Protein

202 At Every Meal: Cancer-Fighting Fats and Oils

204 Precautions: 205 At Every Meal: Vegetables

205 At Every Meal: Calcium

206 At Every Meal: Filling and Nutritious Whole Grains

206 At Every Meal: A Dog Multivitamin

207 At Every Meal: Optional Healthy Additions

207 Digestive Enzymes

208 Salt Substitutes

208 The Full Spectrum Dog Cancer Diet Recipe

209 Healthy Options to Add Before Serving:

210 Step One: Base Mixture

212 Step Two: Healthy Options at Meal Time

212 Meal Time

214 Chapter 15: Step Five, Brain Chemistry Modification

215 Exercise

217 Play Dates

217 Training

218 Manageable Challenges

218 Joys of Life

219 Meditation

219 Visualization Exercises

221 Intercessory Prayer

222 Massage and Touch Therapies

224 Just Do It!

225 Part IV: Making Confident Choices

226 Chapter 16: Dog Cancer Treatment FaQs

226 Is all this treatment really worth it?

227 Is this for my dog, or for me?

229 Chapter 17: Pain and Pain Management

234 Chapter 18: Joys of Life

236 Chapter 19: average Life expectancy

239 Chapter 20: Treatment Plan analysis

240 Diagnosis and Prognosis

241 Life Expectancy

242 Life Quality

242 Pain Management

242 Guardian Type

243 Budget

244 Time

244 Other Health Issues

245 Side effects

245 Mission Statement

247 Chapter 21: Choosing Treatments

247 Step One, Conventional Treatments

248 Step Two, Nutraceuticals

249 Step Three, Immune System Boosters and Anti-Metastatics

250 Step Four, Diet

251 Step Five, Brain Chemistry Modification

251 Other Treatments

251 Make Confident Decisions

254 Chapter 22: Working with Professionals and Loved ones

254 Primary Health Advocate

256 Medical Files

256 Set Aside Time to Talk to Your Vet

257 During Your Appointment

257 Second Opinions

258 Other Practitioners

260 Questions to Ask Practitioners

262 Working with Loved Ones

263 Lack of Understanding

263 Dismissive Comments

264 Children

264 Professional Support

265 Other Sources of Support

266 Chapter 23: Keep a Journal

266 Starting Your Journal

267 What to Track in Your Journal

271 Chapter 24: Financial Help

271 Organizations That May Help With Medical Bills

272 Clinical Trials

272 Barter

273 CareCredit

275 Chapter 25: end of Life Choices and Care

275 How to Know When

275 “It Is Time”

277 When You’re Still Not Sure

277 Dog Hospice

278 Cleanliness

279 Bedsores

279 Appetite

280 Dehydration

280 Pain Control

280 Life Quality

281 Dealing with Difficult Emotions

281 Euthanasia

281 Making the Appointment

281 Preparing for the Appointment

282 At the Appointment

283 After the Appointment

283 Home Euthanasia

283 Grieving

286 Chapter 26: If Your Dog Could Speak

288 Chapter 27: The rest of the Book

289 Part V: From the oncologist

290 Chapter 28: Message from the oncologist

291 How an Oncologist Can Help You

292 Cancer’s Cost

293 Chemotherapy and Radiation Side Effects

294 Median Survival Times

295 Specific Cancers

296 From My Heart to Yours

297 Chapter 29: Lymphoma

297 What is Lymphoma?

298 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Lymphoma?

299 What are the Signs of Lymphoma?

299 How Is Lymphoma Diagnosed?

301 Canine Lymphoma Test

301 What Is the Prognosis for Lymphoma?

302 What Are the Available Protocols for Lymphoma?

303 University of Wisconsin CHOP Protocol

304 Alternative Chemotherapy Protocols

304 Other Treatments for Lymphoma

306 What If Lymphoma Relapses?

307 The Bottom Line

309 Chapter 30: Mast Cell Tumors

309 What are Mast Cell Tumors?

310 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Mast Cell Tumors?

310 What are the Signs of Mast Cell Tumors?

311 How Are Mast Cell Tumors Diagnosed?

311 Grading MCT 311 Further Staging for MCT

314 What Is the Prognosis for Mast Cell Tumors?

316 What Are the Available Protocols for Mast Cell Tumors?

318 Additional Considerations for Mast Cell Tumors

318 Follow Up

319 The Bottom Line

320 Chapter 31: Mammary Tumors

320 What are Mammary Tumors?

321 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Mammary Tumors?

322 What are the Signs of Mammary Tumors?

323 How Are Mammary Tumors Diagnosed?

323 What Is the Prognosis for Mammary Tumors?

324 What Are the Available Protocols for Mammary Tumors?

326 Additional Considerations for Mammary Tumors

326 Follow Up 326 The Bottom Line

327 Chapter 32: osteosarcoma

327 What Is Osteosarcoma?

328 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Osteosarcoma?

329 What are the Signs of Osteosarcoma?

330 How Is Osteosarcoma Diagnosed?

331 What Is the Prognosis for Osteosarcoma?

332 What Are the Available Protocols for Osteosarcoma?

334 Additional Considerations for Osteosarcoma

336 The Bottom Line

337 Chapter 33: Hemangiosarcoma

337 What Is Hemangiosarcoma?

338 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Hemangiosarcoma?

338 What are the Signs of Hemangiosarcoma?

339 How Is Hemangiosarcoma Diagnosed?

341 What Is the Prognosis for Hemangiosarcoma?

342 What Are the Available Protocols for Hemangiosarcoma?

342 Surgery and Visceral HSA

342 Surgery and Heart HSA

343 Chemotherapy for Visceral and Heart HSA

344 Skin HSA

344 Additional Considerations for Hemangiosarcoma

345 The Bottom Line

346 Chapter 34: Transitional Cell Carcinoma

346 What Is Transitional Cell Carcinoma?

347 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Transitional Cell Carcinoma?

347 What are the Signs of Transitional Cell Carcinoma?

348 How Is Transitional Cell Carcinoma Diagnosed?

349 What Is the Prognosis for Transitional Cell Carcinoma?

350 What Are the Available Protocols for Transitional Cell Carcinoma?

351 Additional Considerations for Transitional Cell Carcinoma

352 The Bottom Line

353 Chapter 35: oral Cancer

353 What Is Oral Cancer?

354 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Oral Cancer?

354 What are the Signs of Oral Cancer?

355 How Is Oral Cancer Diagnosed?

355 What Is the Prognosis for Oral Cancer?

356 What Are the Available Protocols for Oral Cancer?

357 SCC 357 FSA

358 Benign Dental Tumors

358 Additional Considerations for Oral Cancer

359 The Bottom Line

360 Chapter 36: Nasal Tumors

360 What are Nasal Tumors?

360 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Nasal Tumors?

361 What are the Signs of Nasal Tumors?

361 How Are Nasal Tumors Diagnosed?

363 What Is the Prognosis for Nasal Tumors?

363 What Are the Available Protocols for Nasal Tumors?

364 Additional Considerations for Nasal Tumors

365 The Bottom Line

366 Chapter 37: Soft Tissue Sarcomas

366 What Is Soft Tissue Sarcoma?

367 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Soft Tissue Sarcoma?

367 What are the Signs of Soft Tissue Sarcoma?

367 How Is Soft Tissue Sarcoma Diagnosed?

369 What Is the Prognosis for Soft Tissue Sarcoma?

369 What Are the Available Protocols for Soft Tissue Sarcoma?

370 Other Considerations for Soft Tissue Sarcoma

371 The Bottom Line

372 Chapter 38: Brain Tumors

372 What Is a Brain Tumor?

373 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Brain Tumors?

373 What are the Signs of a Brain Tumor?

374 How Is a Brain Tumor Diagnosed?

374 What Is the Prognosis for Brain Tumors?

375 What Are the Available Protocols for Brain Tumors?

377 Additional Considerations for Brain Tumors

378 The Bottom Line

379 Chapter 39: Perianal and anal Sac Tumors

379 What Are Perianal and Anal Sac Tumors?

380 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Perianal and Anal Sac Tumors?

380 What are the Signs of Perianal and Anal Sac Tumors?

381 How Are Perianal and Anal Sac Tumors Diagnosed?

382 What Is the Prognosis for Perianal and Anal Sac Tumors?

383 What Are the Available Protocols for Perianal and Anal Sac Tumors?

385 Additional Considerations for Perianal and Anal Sac Tumors

385 The Bottom Line

386 Chapter 40: Melanoma

386 What Is Melanoma?

387 Which Dogs Are at Risk for Melanoma?

387 What are the Signs of Melanoma?

388 How Is Melanoma Diagnosed?

389 What Is the Prognosis for Melanoma?

389 What Are the Available Protocols for Melanoma?

389 Oral Malignant Melanoma

391 Digit Melanomas

392 Skin Melanoma

392 Melanoma Vaccine

394 The Bottom Line

395 Chapter 41: Common Veterinary Chemotherapy Drugs

395 Alkylating Agents

395 Cyclophosphamide

396 Chlorambucil

397 Lomustine

398 Mechlorethamine

398 Antimetabolites

398 Cytosine arabinoside

398 Methotrexate

400 Antitumor Metabolites

400 Doxorubicin

402 Mitoxantrone

402 Enzymes

402 L-asparaginase

403 Plant Alkaloids

403 Vincristine

403 Vinblastine

404 Vinorelbine

404 Platinum-based Chemotherapy

404 Cisplatin

404 Carboplatin

405 Tyrosine kinase inhibitors

405 Palladia

406 Masitinib

406 Gleevec

407 Other Drugs

407 Prednisone/Prednisolone

407 Piroxicam

411 Part VI: appendices

412 appendix a: The Supplement Hierarchy

413 The Full Spectrum Supplement Hierarchy

413 First Priority: Full Spectrum Side Effect Management

414 Second Priority: Full Spectrum Nutraceuticals

414 Third Priority: Other Full Spectrum Supplements

415 appendix B: excluded Supplements

417 Acai (Euterpe oleracea)

417 Algae Supplements (various, including Spirulina)

417 Aloe Vera

417 Antioxidants (Potent Commercial formulations such as MaxGL, Poly MVA)

417 Artichoke extracts (Cynara cardunculus)

418 Astralagus (Astralagus membranaceous)

418 Baical Skullcap (Scuttelaria baicalensis)

418 Beres Drops

418 Black Tea Supplements

418 Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa)

418 Chamomile (Marticaria)

418 Co Q-10 (Coenzyme Q10, ubiquinone)

418 Cod Liver Oil

419 Colloidal Silver

419 Curcumin (Curcuma longa)

419 Echinacea

419 EGCG and Green Tea Supplements

419 Eleuthero (Siberian Ginseng, Eluetherococcus senticosus)

419 Essiac

420 Flax Seed (Linum usitatissimum)

420 Garlic (Allium sativim) capsules

420 Ginger supplements (Zingiber officinale)

420 Gingko (Gingko biloba)

420 Ginseng (Panax ginseng, Panax)

420 Grape Seed Extract (Vitis)

420 Grapefruit Seed Extracts

421 Hoxsey

421 Indole-3-Carbinol (I3C)

421 IP-3 and IP-6 (inositol hexaphosphate)

421 Laetrile (Vitamin B 17, amygdalin)

421 Lutimax

421 Maritime Pine Bark Supplements

422 Milk Thistle (Silybum marinarum)

422 Mistletoe (Viscum album)

422 MMS (methyl methanesulfonate)

422 Onco Support

422 Pau d’arco (Tabebuia avellanedae)

422 Prebiotics

422 Probiotics

422 Quercetin

423 Red Clover (Trifolium pratense L.)

423 Resveratrol

423 SAM-e (s-adenosyl methionine)

423 Shark Cartilage

424 appendix C: Helpful resources

425 Full Spectrum Resources

425 Veterinary Websites

425 Health Websites and Hotlines

426 Financial Aid Websites

427 appendix D: Cancer Prevention & Longevity for Healthy Dogs

430 appendix e: Scientific & Medical references

465 Index