Metronomic Chemotherapy: Does This Stuff Really Work? (1505)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Oncology
Saturday |  2:00 PM -  2:12 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||304C

 

Speaker(s)

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


Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 0.24
CE Level: 2

Description

Metronomic Chemotherapy: Does this Stuff Really work? Everybody is using it, but does it work? Join this ten minute, interactive discussion to come up to speed on how and when to employ metronomic therapy for the treatment of cancer. These tiny dosages of anticancer therapies may provide strong control of cancer. What is in your medicine wallet? Objective 1: Define metronomic therapy. Objective 2: Review data that confirms that orally administered metronomic chemotherapy may delay, prevent or reduce the regrowth or metastases of cancer. Objective 3: Define what drugs commonly used in veterinary medicine can be given in tiny metronomic dosages to effectively treat cancer. 

Learning Objectives

1. Define how and when to employ metronomic therapy for the treatment of cancer

2. Comprehend the data that confirms that orally administered metronomic chemotherapy may delay, prevent or reduce the regrowth or metastases of cancer

3. Define what drugs commonly used in veterinary medicine can be given in tiny metronomic dosages to effectively treat cancer

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