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 Post subject: Hemangiosarcoma
PostPosted: Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:33 am 
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Hi, everyone. I'm new to this forum. Looking for any advice, tips, encouragement. My 11-year-old cocker has been diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma. He had emergency surgery to have his spleen removed. He was walking around at the time of surgery, just not eating and very shaky. He came through the surgery great and was able to come home in less than 24 hours. We are currently 9 days post-op. We were told that without chemo, his life expectancy would be about 3 months and with chemo, 4-6 months. We have decided not to put him through chemo but have instead put him on a cancer diet along with several herbal supplements and weekly acupuncture. So far, his energy is up, he's eating and he seems in good spirits. Just wondering if anyone else is going through this or has gone through it and what, if any, protocol you followed. We're taking it day by day.

 Post subject: Re: Hemangiosarcoma
PostPosted: Sat Jul 09, 2016 11:50 am 
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Just wanted to wish him luck, comfort and many happy days ahead. Just love him. I am sure he feels he is loved.

KoKo- Chocolate/White 6 months when rescued 09-2008
Maurice - Black/White/Tan 15 months when rescued 02-2009
Armani-Black and White born 08-26-2014
Kudah-French Brittany rescued 06-2008
Blu - Buff Merle born 05-13-2010/08-28-2014 at the bridge waiting for me

 Post subject: Re: Hemangiosarcoma
PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:42 am 
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I don't have any experience, either, but wanted to wish you the best of luck. Sometimes they just surprise you (and the doctors!) because they are so plucky. I hope he has many healthy and happy days ahead.

Emma - 6/23/10 -
Waylon (non-cocker, terrorist) 2/1/01 -

Shiloh - 4/5/95 - 5/23/11 RIP, sweet girl

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