Veterinary oncologists suggest a different, gentler kind of treatment for cats with cancer.
Think about the sound of a metronome. It’s always steady and often slow. And now its name is inspiring a different way of treating cats with cancer.
Conventional treatment using chemotherapy for cats with cancer calls for giving the drug at the maximally tolerated dose. But patients need a rest period between treatments to allow healthy cells to repair and regenerate and to minimize side effects.
Cancer cells never rest, though. And during the break in treatment, damaged tumor blood vessels can recover along with healthy cells, lessening the benefit of the treatment.
Enter Metronomic Chemotherapy For Treating Cats With Cancer