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…an opinion:  Most commonly used oral metronomic protocols for OSA include combinations of Palladia, cyclophosphamide and NSAID. I also like to add bisphosphonates
(IV every 3 weeks). I'm not sure Losartan has much impact in our cancer patients, but we can also add it on since there are a few clinical trials

12 July 2020 1:50 pm
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…?

Did the oncologist give you any treatment alternatives other than amputation? A couple I can think of are targeted radiation treatments and Bisphosphonates which help control the bone structure and pain. 

Here is some info on Bisphosphonates

Here is some info on treating Lung Mets

Can you get

25 June 2020 9:55 pm
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…– Surgical Oncology and Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology at Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center. 

All About Bisphosphonates and Palladia
If you discovered that your dog or cat has lung metastasis before amputation surgery, you may want to ask your veterinarian about bisphosphonates
and Palladia, two pet cancer therapies to reduce pain, that are useful when amputation is not an option. Once again your guide is Dr. Seguin from

10 June 2020 3:33 am
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…sounds like a good plan. I like the way your oncologist thinks. Bisphosphonates have been around for a long time and many people see good results. We hope this is a huge help so you can get more quality time with your sweet boy

7 May 2020 11:10 pm
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…the worst (I know it's hard not to). IF this is metastasis, and that's a BIG IF, there are probably treatment options like radiation therapy and bisphosphonates
that can help. Your oncology team can let you know if that's an option for her IF IF IF this is worst case scenario.

Please let us know when you

…his leg if it is possible not to impact his life but here is what Dr Rebhun is saying

We can choose to "palliate" the tumor with radiation and bisphosphonates
/oral pain medication and treat with chemotherapy.  This will allow Sunny to use his leg for as long as he can do so comfortably.  My "guess" is

22 February 2020 6:35 pm
Topic: Need advice
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… and if you and your husband are in disagreement then yeah, it's a good way for you guys to come to terms with your next move. Unfortunately the bisphosphonates
' benefits are not permanent so at some point you need to be ready for another treatment option. Whatever it is, Truffle is a lucky dog to have such

19 February 2020 11:48 am
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…you probably know Zolendronate is a bisphosphonate administered to reduce pain, increases bone strength, and potentially prevents fractures. Bisphosphonates are given to humans with osteoporosis and cancer that has metastasized to the bones. I learned about it when my sister got bone mets and she was

18 February 2020 8:45 pm
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18 February 2020 2:40 pm
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…<5% group, that sort of goes out the window. 

But ultimately it will rely on how he is doing clinically. Somewhere in there we will also start bisphosphonates
as well I think and have loosely discussed metronomic chemo ... but our oncologist is worried he is already getting a lot and handling it well,

7 September 2019 8:24 pm
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…thanks for everyone's support, ideas and experiences. 

Thank you for reminding me about the bisphosphonates
. Our oncologist did mention them yesterday, but wanted to wait until next week because he's already getting so much this week (two radiations and

5 September 2019 6:56 am
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…-near his remaining leg just under the shoulderblade. 

Radiation is a good course to keep the pain in check and I was really hoping for the bisphosphonates
that kazann/Kerren mentioned. -However, the oncologist said then that from his experience they only work on the tubular bones such as limbs. But

5 September 2019 5:17 am
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…your oncologist sounds excellent. And dear Grover went for a hike. He's leading the way and living life as he should.

Is there any chance the bisphosphonates
with help Grover? My sister had cancer that metastasized to her bones and had bisphosphonate treatment by IV that really helped reduce bone pain.

4 September 2019 9:10 pm
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…sure of bisphosphonates
in dogs, but we use it in terminal patients with bone metastases to deal with pain.  Bone pain is difficult to manage and this has been very

…are following the latest AAHA Anesthesia Guidelines the risk should be no greater than it would for another healthy, younger dog.

When it comes to bisphosphonates
and SRT, you may want to check out Hazel's story. It really did buy her an excellent quality of life right into her last days, she did not fracture

16 May 2019 6:03 pm
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…are following the latest AAHA Anesthesia Guidelines the risk should be no greater than it would for another healthy, younger dog.

When it comes to bisphosphonates
and SRT, you may want to check out Hazel's story. It really did buy her an excellent quality of life right into her last days, she did not fracture

15 May 2019 12:28 pm
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…Luke, glad you found it interesting:

Tripawd Limb Cancer Treatments with Bisphosphonates, Palladia
Although Dr. Seguin didn't specifically say CSU will use Palladia for lung metastasis each and every time, he may have been referring to

28 February 2019 12:42 pm
Topic: Palladia
Posts: 2
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Did they mention Bisphosphonates as an option?

Bisphosphonates for Feline Bone Tumor

If we can answer any questions or we can help in any way just ask.

Purrkins lost his front

…...I am really sorry, this is just so heartbreaking. What a shock after deciding to amputate.

Did they say anything about bisphosphonates
or radiation therapy? How bad are the mets? 

…love this community! Yes, bisphosphonates
may be helpful as well. We've had many members here achieve success with this therapy. Although it won't cure the cancer, oftentimes the pain can

8 December 2018 10:52 am
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…you decide you don’t want to go through amputation again (which I understand) and cyberknife would be too expensive: I would like to throw bisphosphonates
in the mix here. Talkte your vet about it but they may be a way to hold off the pain for quite a while so maybe it’s worth checking out. 

Hugs

8 December 2018 4:32 am
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…forum and you will find many success stories of giant breed Tripawds and senior amputee dogs. You will also find many articles and videos about bisphosphonates
, holistic treatment options, radiation treatment and more in the Tripawds News blog
and Nutrition blog
. Or you can search all blogs here
.

Of

…it was the one which showed higher success rates, for whatever is worth.

But others here, like Luke, have opted for stereotactic radiation and bisphosphonates
instead of amputation and also lots of supplements and cbd oil.

His dog, Simon, is going really well and nearing the first Ampuversary if my

…forum and you will find many success stories of giant breed Tripawds and senior amputee dogs. You will also find many articles and videos about bisphosphonates
, holistic treatment options, radiation treatment and more in the Tripawds News blog
and Nutrition blog
. Or you can search all blogs here
.

Of

…back leg or could it possibly be something benign? if it is indeed osteo and you don't want to amputate again I would also recommend looking into bisphosphonates
. According to my vet they only work on tubular bones but I would definitely check into those, maybe they could work for you guys. 

Manni never

15 November 2018 1:24 am
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…gone through the cancer returning to the other leg? If so what did you do? 

Did the veterinarians recommend anything like radiation therapy or bisphosphonates
to control the pain? 

One person in our community did decide to amputate her dog's third leg. You can read about Kokomo here and here. She did

14 November 2018 6:58 pm
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Views: 548

…help her.

Unfortunately, I am not familiar with any treatments to eradicate spinal mets. What did your oncologist mention to you, other than the bisphosphonates
? If they didn't already refer you to one, I would suggest meeting with a pain management specialist who can help you treat the symptoms with

31 October 2018 10:01 am
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…?  If the leg is likely to break and there is no way to strengthen it then amputation could be a good option. 

Did anyone bring up treating with bisphosphonates
to strengthen the bone?  Here is an older blog post with information:

Bisphosphonates: When Amputation isn’t an Option
We have had many large

…Dane that Teresa is referring to, I believe, was Hazel (see: http://tripawds.....tive-care/). She did get bisphosphonates
and zoledronate was included. She was treated by Dr. Ogilvy at California Veterinary Specialists in Carlsbad, CA.

If you search the forums
for

16 May 2018 11:31 am
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Views: 533

…there 🌺

There was a Great Dane, I believe her name was Heather (?) whose dads went for cyber knife and bisphosphonates
, as you are doing.

They are very knowledgeable and helpful, I was in contact with them last year for advise but sadly I cannot remember who they

16 May 2018 3:27 am
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