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Chemotherapy 101

09 Oct 2021
Clinical Theater 1
Oncology

Available for RACE approved CE credit if watched from 9:00AM-9:50AM PST on Saturday, October 9, 2021.

This lecture is designed for the primary care veterinarian, or anyone who is unfamiliar with the most current chemotherapy drugs used in veterinary medicine and their indications. We will briefly discuss the concepts of metronomic chemotherapy and maximally tolerated chemotherapy. We will provide an overview of the most common chemotherapy drugs such as vinca alkaloids, anthracyclines, alkylating agents…etc, and targeted chemotherapies available for our veterinary patients. We will discuss their mechanism of action, as well as their indications and expected side effects.

Speakers
Amandine Lejeune, Associate Professor of Clinical Medical Oncology - University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

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