Combo Therapy Could Treat Oral Melanomas in Dogs
Source: U.S. News, June 2023
TUESDAY, June 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Could a treatment combo that improves the odds against melanoma for humans work in dogs?
Yes, claims a new study that found radiotherapy followed by immunotherapy extended survival in canine melanoma patients.
Melanomas in dogs are similar to human melanomas. An effective treatment for human melanomas is a combination of radiotherapy and immunotherapy. The researchers from Japan wanted to see if the same treatment could help their canine friends.