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A new use for old drugs: What you need to know about metronomic chemotherapy in your practice

A new use for old drugs: What you need to know about metronomic chemotherapy in your practice

A new use for old drugs: What you need to know about metronomic chemotherapy in your practice

Veterinary Cancer Society
Veterinary Cancer Society
on behalf of Missouri Veterinary Medical Association

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Launch date: 29 Oct 2015

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Last updated: 27 Nov 2016

Reference: 161514

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Dr Amy Wiedemann DVM, DACVIM (oncology) (27 Nov 2016)
good job Barb!

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

A new use for old drugs: What you need to know about metronomic chemotherapy in your practice Metronomic chemotherapy is an exciting new approach to fighting cancer that employs many of the same drugs used in conventional chemotherapy protocols but are given in a completely different manner. In this talk we will discuss the key differences between metronomic and conventional chemotherapy including mechanisms of action, drug dosing, toxicity profiles, treatment monitoring and guidelines for safe drug handling. Being knowledgeable about this new approach gives you and your clients an attractive treatment option for helping dogs and cats with cancer.

Objectives

Learning objectives:
• Identify the key differences between conventional chemotherapy and metronomic chemotherapy in terms of mechanisms of action and the potential for side effects
• Know which drugs are most often used in a metronomic fashion in veterinary oncology and what the current recommendations are for monitoring these patients
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Veterinary Cancer Society
on behalf of Missouri Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Barbara Biller DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology); Dr. Biller obtained her DVM degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1993. She completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Colorado State University in 1994 and then a residency in medical oncology at the University of Illinois with board certification in oncology in 1997. After several years in private practice as an oncologist in the Denver area, Dr. Biller pursued and completed a PhD in Immunology at Colorado State University in 2007. She is currently an Associate Professor of Oncology at Colorado State University. Her research interests include the immunomodulatory effects of chemotherapy and application of immunotherapies to veterinary cancer patients.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Missouri Veterinary Medical Association
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 50

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Dr Amy Wiedemann DVM, DACVIM (oncology) (27 Nov 2016)
good job Barb!

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