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Lymphoma Drug Shrinks Dog Tumors, Could Lead to Human Treatment


Health & Wellness  (tags: cancers, Lymphoma Drug, Tumors, Treatment )

Suzane
- 2626 days ago - sciencedaily.com
There are many kinds of cancers of the immune system, but one, Activated B-Cell Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, or ABC-DLBCL, is particularly common and pernicious.



   

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Joan for Peace (413)
Sunday July 17, 2011, 11:49 pm
kudos for posting this suzane, great post
 

Shirley S (187)
Monday July 18, 2011, 12:48 am
Interesting post TY Suzane
 

Tony Isaacs (40)
Monday July 18, 2011, 1:00 am
The combination of colloidal silver and inositol/IP6 will usually completely eliminate lymphomas in dogs - and without the side effects of mainstream cancer drugs. It's a good combo for humans too.
 

NICKY MELVILLE (119)
Monday July 18, 2011, 2:25 am
Tony, I saw your comment about Colloidal silver and I DO use it on my animals for infections quite often, but I am told not to use it for long-term use, as it is a heavy metal and as such, can accumulate in the body. I am not sure how safe it would be for an older dog with kidney problems.. Mind you, when it comes to cancer, it is worth-while trying all the alternative. Re this article, is it such good news on one hand and yet, ther is always a sting in the tail... Have the dogs been GIVEN cancer and then had the drugs tested on them, or are they put in a trial because of an existing lymphoma? Thanks suZanne, this article will give many people hope for the future. Noted.
 

Pia M (88)
Monday July 18, 2011, 5:02 am
Nicky, I read the full-text article and it refers to the the dogs used in in vivo tests as "client-owned" and "privately-owned", thus, ordinary pets diagnosed with lymphoma. They're also "actively recruiting dogs with ABC-DLBCL to a phase I dose escalation clinical trial" - sounds very much like the patients in the following trials will be voluntary pets, too. From previous studies it's known that NBD peptide is well tolerated, and in this trial it "did not cause any systemic toxicity", so it should be a relatively safe method of treatment.

Colloidal silver can be used as a topical antiseptic, but it's not safe or efficient when used internally, because it builds up in the tissues. But if you wish to spend the rest of your life looking like a Smurf, go ahead - if you don't mind more serious side effects, like neurotoxicity and death:Myoclonic status epilepticus following repeated oral ingestion of colloidal silver. Colloidal silver doesn't seem to be very effective antimicrobial even in vitro (Colloidal silver as an antimicrobial agent: fact or fiction?), and all the other claims of its effectiveness in various diseases are unsupported scientifically.

Inositol+IP6 treatment has shown promise in human trials, but as an adjuvant to chemotherapy - it doesn't cure cancer, but acts synergistically with standard chemotherapeutics and ameliorates their side effects. (Cancer Inhibition by Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP6) and Inositol: From Laboratory to Clinic)
 

Carol H (229)
Monday July 18, 2011, 5:13 am
sounds very promising, thanks Suzane, noted
 

Kate A (10)
Monday July 18, 2011, 10:35 am
that's good news
 

Penelope Ryan (178)
Monday July 18, 2011, 11:06 am
Ty Suzane
 

Christia F (158)
Monday July 18, 2011, 11:07 am
Excellent news!
 

Sarah G (109)
Monday July 18, 2011, 11:34 am
very interesting, thanks for posting
 

David C (110)
Monday July 18, 2011, 12:38 pm
interesting, thank you.
 

Dotti L (85)
Monday July 18, 2011, 12:40 pm
Very interesting and hopeful.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Monday July 18, 2011, 1:17 pm
Looks like it may help humans also.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday July 18, 2011, 5:59 pm
Interesting.
 

Alcataz L (0)
Monday July 18, 2011, 8:22 pm
Great! will save dogs and humans!
 

Jo Asprec (0)
Monday July 18, 2011, 10:40 pm
Breakthrough? Innovation? Hope those who need it most will benefit soon. thaks for sharing!
 

Akin Adelakun (21)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 3:03 am
noted
 

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 6:11 am
And how do they know about this so-called Lymphoma Drug, because they experimented on the poor animals!
 

Shirley S (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:42 pm
How many animals at this University of Pennsylvania have suffered and died.
True, I would want humans to be helped by this treatment. But my mind must wander back to cruelty, abuse and awful experimentation that I am so against. I know there is terrible suffering. PCRM is calling upon all university research programs to develop other effective models. What can I say? I am for humans, but I am for the animals, too. Abusive experimentation must stop.
Click here: AnimalActionUSA - Home
 

Elisabeth T (0)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 6:04 am
Feel sorry for the helpless dogs...
 

Edith B (146)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 9:05 pm
Thanks, Pia, for clarifying that the test was used on dogs all ready suffering from lymphoma. This gives hope that a cure will be found, for dogs and humans.
 
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