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Adventures in Dog Radiation Therapy

My dog got cancer. Here is how radiation went.

Adventures in Dog Radiation Therapy

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Here we go with chemo

September 1st, 2018 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!wednesday was chemo session #1. Very good news: Buster had an x Ray to check for lung mets and his lungs are still completely clear! Bad news: Buster did not have a great reaction to the sedative he was given for his x Ray. When I […]

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Three week checkup

August 17th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Buster had his recheck today with the radiation oncologist who has been treating him. Good news: he’s cleared for chemo! Buster did great with radiation and had few side effects, and none that seem to put him at risk of worse chemo side effects. His radiation […]

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Two weeks later…

August 9th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Two weeks past the end of Buster’s radiation treatments and he is doing great. While he has had some intermittent continuing intestinal upsets, largely manifesting as overnight diarrhea, that’s hasn’t happened in about 4 days now. His energy has never really flagged. And best of all, he has had almost no radiation burn. He developed […]

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One week later…

August 2nd, 2018 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Almost a week past the end of Buster’s definitive radiation therapy. He’s doing great. There is some redness and a very small sore at the radiation site, but it’s barely anything. Also, last night he had a bit of intestinal issues overnight but I suspect it’s because I gave him a small piece of a […]

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We did it! Session 18/18

July 27th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Well, mostly Buster did it, but I helped and I am so so so glad this is done. The staff at the oncology center took a “celebration” photo early this morning after session #18. My poor drugged dog held slightly awkwardly in my arms after being handed to me by a staff member, wearing a […]

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