Care Beyond a Cure: The Secret Weapon-Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Cancer: Advances for 2016! (1503)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Nutrition
Saturday |  7:00 AM -  7:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||302A

 

Speaker(s)

Gregory Ogilvie DVM, DACVIM (IM, O), DECVIM-CA
UCSD/CVS Angel Care Cancer Center


Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 2

Description

Care Beyond a Cure: The secret weapon-Polyunsaturated fatty acids and Cancer: Advances for 2016! Our clients are reading and hearing about the new discoveries about how nutrition can be used to fight cancer and improve quality of life in people and in pets. They are also demanding the very best of care for their pet with cancer…and that includes nutrition. This interactive presentation will explore the most recent discoveries on how nutrition can be used in combination with other therapies to improve quality of life and length of life in the cancer patient.

Learning Objectives

1. Clearly understand the most important advances on how nutrients, especially polyunsaturated fatty acids can prevent and assist in treating the veterinary cancer patient in pets and people

2. Understand how to integrate nutrients, especially polyunsaturated fatty acids in the management of the cancer patient who may also receive surgery, radiation and chemotherapy

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