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12 June 2015
I spoke with a rep from this company the other day, and this is now available in some parts of the US and Canada. If you are contemplating amputation you may want to look into this, as they can take the sample they need right from the leg and manufacture your vaccine from that.
24 September 2009
Wow very interesting. The Elias Animal Health website explains it in English, here's a synopsis:
ELIAS Animal Health has developed a unique treatment protocol that vaccinates the dog with its own cancer cells to produce an immune response. Personalized T cells are then safely obtained from the patient through apheresis and then “super charged” to produce a large population of killer T cells that are reinfused into the patient to kill the cancer.
ELIAS Cancer Immunotherapy (ECI™) is significantly less toxic than traditional radiotherapy and chemotherapy. ECI could be used to treat every type of cancer, regardless of stage at diagnosis.
To meet the need for safer and more effective treatments for canine cancer, ELIAS Animal Health
is conducting a clinical trial of its cancer treatment (Canine-OST-1), an immunotherapy for canine osteosarcoma. This study is ongoing at the University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine.
Exciting stuff! Thanks for sharing.
16 October 2012
Wow, very interesting. K-state is doing one for Lymphoma. I have some questions about this that I am sure no one can answer here just throwing it out. What do they do have the leg sent to them or do you have to travel to Univ MO to have the amputation? Might be worth looking into if ever have to go through it again.
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22 February 2013
Scared to get hopes up...but just maybe.......maybe this could actually be something that works.
Thanks for the ppst!
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