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Just came across this article about a Saint Bernard undergoing an immunotherapy treatment in Ohio, that's part of clinical trial led by Australian researchers.
The Swigonskis began researching treatment options on the Internet. In the meantime, a friend told them about a Chagrin Falls veterinarian who specialized in cancer cases.
The veterinarian is Dr. Carol Osborne of Chagrin Falls Veterinary Center & Pet Clinic. Unbeknownst to the Swigonskis, Osborne is participating in a cancer research with Biotempus Limited in Melbourne, Australia. Other veterinarians, primarily in Australia, also are involved in the research. The company's website address is biotempus.com.
The clinical trial is called Synchronisation of Immunotherapy. Through daily blood testing for up to two weeks, veterinarians determine the exact day and time the immune system of a dog with advanced cancer is at its optimal level. READ MORE
22 February 2013
Sounds so promising!
I noticed one of the participants is from Rhode Island. Wonder if this woukd be something that could help oir recent member who is doing palliative care and some radiation because she's not an candidate.
Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!