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leukemia(lympho sarcoma)

by Paul

I have a 13y.o. female Maltese with the above problem.She has had chemo to no avail.Has anyone had a similar problem.Is there any permanent cure.I can't afford any more treatmants for her at $40.00 a visit.She has had twice as many as the vet said would be necessaryalready? Help!! Paul & Little Misty


Please bear in mind when reading topics pertaining to health issues, that many of these questions were answered by helpful Maltese owners with no formal education in veterinarian medicine. When in doubt seek a professionals advise.

There are the good and bad points of chemotherapy. Making the decision on whether or not to do chemotherapy is a difficult choice to make. Sometimes, the few extra months do not seem beneficial enough especially when obvious discomfort sets in. For others every day is precious and they rarely regret the decision to try. For the group in between, trying to weigh cost, benefit in lifespan and comfort for your maltese can be difficult. You just have to make a decision and then try not to second guess yourself too much. I wish you all the best. We had gone through the same thing a few years back.
-L DeWitt

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