Today's Daily Dose: Oncology

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Sep 22, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
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“Using low-dose continuous chemotherapy (LDC) provides continuous suppression of the repair process of the blood vessel, thus robbing tumor cells of their nutritional support. Interestingly, even if a tumor cell is resistant to a particular chemotherapy agent at the maximally tolerated dose, the vascular endothelial cells still are sensitive when LDC is employed.”

—Mona Rosenberg, DVM, DACVIM (oncology)

From The use of metronomic chemotherapy in dogs