Fortunately for him, his cancer type (histiocytic sarcoma)
is known to be susceptible to radiation treatment. So after
initial surgery to remove as much cancer tissue as possible
his owners then opted to take him to Cambridge University
for 4 bouts of radiation treatment in an effort to eradicate
any remaining cancer cells.........without having to remove
2 weeks on and despite some local tissue inflammation "Toby"
is doing extremely well and is very pleased to be trotting
around on all fours!
Interestingly, retrospective studies in human medicine
have shown that successful treatment of this condition in
humans exactly like our canine counterparts, is considerably
improved if both wide excision and radiation treatment is
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