Our recent Ask A Vet chat with Dr. Michael Lucroy
was a big hit with Tripawds members!
The discussion was informative and continues with this chat transcript topic in the forums.
Click to Enlarge Oncology Vet Chat with Dr. Michael Lucroy
Many thanks to Dr. Lucroy
for providing some insightful answers and interesting ideas about the diagnosis and available treatments for canine cancer.
Especially interesting to note was his
discussion of NSAID use prior to amputation for cancer dogs...
More information can be found in the transcript and Dr. Lucroy's
new book, The No Nonsense Guide to Cancer in Pets, or his
veterinary oncology blog.
Today, we are hoppy to announce our review of the very first book we've received that's written by a board certified veterinary oncologist: The No Nonsense Guide to Cancer in Pets, by Dr. Michael D. Lucroy
Recently featured in the Tripawds Downloads blog, The No Nonsense Guide is an easily understood, yet comprehensive look at everything a pawrent needs to know when they first learn their pet has cancer.
This book will take you from Point A, where your vet suspects cancer, to Point B, by helping you determine how you want to treat it.
Take a minute to get grounded in the facts and download Dr. Lucroy's
60-page e-book for $29.97.
It's a great starting point for talking with your veterinary professional, coping with what lies ahead, and learning the basics on any treatments that you choose to pursue.
Don't Miss Live Chat With Dr. Michael D. Lucroy!
Come chat with Dr. Lucroy
in the Tripawds Live Chat this Saturday, November 21 at 5:00 p.m. PST (8:00 Eastern).
Members must be logged in to participate.
provides basic cancer definitions for the layperson, outlines diagnosis procedures from least invasive to most, and gives an overview of all standard conventional treatment approaches.
doesn't advocate for any one type of treatment or another, he
just lays it on the line and explains the procedures, risks, side effects, and benefits.
In a neutral approach, he
also educates readers on how to assess alternative and complimentary medical approaches, and discusses how you can find scientific evidence (if it exists) to back up alternative treatments that interest you.
You'll also learn how to effectively work with your conventional medical team, should you choose to pursue alternative and complimentary medicine for your Tripawd.
Dr. Michael Lucroy, DVM DS
Dr. Lucroy is a practicing oncologist at the Veterinary Specialty Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, and was formerly Chief of Clinical Oncology at Purdue University.
He completed his oncology residency at the University of California at Davis, is a graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, and is a distinguished author, speaker and editorial board member of the American Journal of Veterinary Research and the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association.
You can read his
blog at http://oncodvm.blogspot.com