Get up to tempo on metronomic chemotherapy

June 22, 2016
Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (oncology)
Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (oncology)

Dr. Sue Ettinger is a practicing veterinary cancer specialist, international speaker and book author. She is one of about 300 board-certified specialists in medical oncology in North America and is currently practicing at the VCA Animal Specialty & Emergency Center in the Wappingers Falls, New York.

General veterinary practitioners can implement this new spin on a proven cancer treatment approach.

Metronomic chemotherapycontinuous, low-dose oral chemotherapy given at regular intervalsis a variation on administration of standard chemotherapy medication. Veterinary oncologist Dr. Sue Ettinger says it's useful in cases of incompletely resected soft tissue sarcomas and advanced metastatic disease, among others. Listen as she explains.

Be sure to download this client handout on metronomic chemotherapy to help your clients get up to speed as well.