Military Appreciation Night Case Study

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The last update closed with MoDo getting being invited to be a part of the Colorado Eagles Military Appreciation Night. She was on the concourse and posed for pictures with many fans. She also ate nearly most of the cookies the Eagles fans fed her. The night out was good for her spirit; she seemed to enjoy being the center of attention.
MoDo had thyroid cancer. Thyroid hormones are important in the maintenance of normal, healthy activity levels of many different organs in the body. Failure of the thyroid gland means trouble of one sort or another for the body. Thyroid tumors in dogs are relatively uncommon, but almost always malignant, and in many cases they spread to the lungs and lymph nodes or may can grow into nearby structures such
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The last dose of chemotherapy would be her weakest but it was still effective. MoDo was dropped off in the morning for treatment, and picked up in the afternoon when the treatment was completed. Walking into the waiting room of the FACC for the last treatment is a lot different than walking in for the first appointment. On the first visit, an owner feels helpless, as if they are carrying their dog in their outstretched arms hoping for a miracle. From the first minute of the first appointment at the FACC, it become clear that the entire staff there is going to love your dog as much as you do.
MoDo was lucky from her initial diagnosis and again in her surgery and treatment. She fell into a category of dogs that had a good chance to come out on the positive side of cancer Odds were that not everyone in the waiting room would be so lucky. One in four dogs are diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. The FACC takes care of roughly 1,500 new cancer patients per year for a total of about 6,000 appointments, plus an additional 3,000 patient consultations by phone or email. MoDo is fortunate in that she fell into the category of dogs that had a good chance to be on the positive side of
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Sadly, one in three people, one in four dogs, will face some form of cancer in their lifetime. The hope is that will change one day through the work of many wonderful organizations and initiatives including One Cure. One Cure initiated at CSU, was founded on the principle that cancer is one disease. Cancer is cancer. Because it’s the same disease what is learned in pets being treated for cancer holds promise to also benefit people, and vice versa. This approach is known as comparative oncology and is the core of the One Cure concept. Furthermore, treatment breakthroughs come through collaboration between scientists and doctors who are working with both people and pets. The mission of the CSU Flint Animal Cancer Center is to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer in pet animals, translating their research and knowledge to also benefit people with
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