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Features December 2014 Issue

Sometimes the Cancer Can’t Be Cured,  But the Dog Can Be Kept Comfortable

What a sweetheart Tazman was. No wonder her owner, Romona Kirker-Head, wanted to keep her as comfortable as possible with palliative radiation therapy once her terminal nasal cancer was diagnosed.

Sometimes the Cancer Can’t Be Cured, But the Dog Can Be Kept Comfortable

The benefits of palliative radiation therapy.

Palliative radiation therapy is an option for those dogs whose cancers are too far advanced or whose tumors for whatever reason will not be responsive to surgery or chemotherapy. This therapy can make the rest of their time with you as comfortable and asymptomatic as possible.

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