It seems probable to me. I went through 4 courses of chemo and none of them worked, in fact last one was killing me. After 1 year without treatment other than vitamins, minerals and prayer, I went into spontaneous remission. The Doxycycline does the same, gives the body time to heal.
---- Amani Oakley <aoak...@oakleylegal.com> wrote: > Jen > > If that were my cat, I would consider putting him on a 4 to 6 week course of > the Doxycycline. Before my cat, Zander, had his BIG crash when his > haematocrit went down to 5, he had a mini crash about 2-3 months before. We > were (stupidly) reassured by the fact that he recovered with the use of the > Doxycycline. In hindsight, I have said many times to my husband, that I > should have kept Zander on the Doxycycline. It has anti-RNA replication > properties which might be the reason it sometimes seems to be effective in > cases involving FeLV – ie – it interferes with the ability of the virus to > replicate. > > I saw a programme last night on the fight against the Ebola virus, and I was > struck by something that one of the doctors said. This particular doctor was > himself infected by Ebola as he attempted to treat others who had the > infection. He spent 40 days in isolation, with one body system after another > shutting down and requiring medical intervention to keep him alive. After 40 > days, he began to recover and became symptom free. He was of the view that > the body can ultimately be able to mount an immunological attack on just > about every challenge, if it can survive long enough to do so. It got me > thinking about FeLV and I wondered if perhaps Zander’s protocol helps the > body to stay alive (not succumb to things like anemia, and internal bleeding > from low platelets, etc), long enough to permit the cat’s own immune response > to the virus. I have no idea of course, and it is all conjecture on my part, > but I think that the Doxy plays a role in slowing down viral replication. > Thus, if a cat tests positive for FeLV, putting him on Doxy for a 4-6 week > period, then that might give the cat the opportunity to mount an immune > response. And again, please recognize that the time frame is just me thinking > this sounds good because it needs to be a longer duration than the average > bacterial infection – it may need to be even longer than that. > > Amani > > > > From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of > Jennifer Olson > Sent: March-01-17 1:28 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Zander's Protocol > > Thank you for clarifying for me so quickly ! ! ! > My new fur-baby, now called Figaro (husband named because this stray was > "singing" outside on COLD morning Dec 22nd), is not sick with anything r/t > being FeLV+ presently. > What I understand is this regimen is for cats in hemodynamic crisis? > Do you advise any action now, to suppress the leukemia virus? > Jen > > On Mar 1, 2017 12:09 PM, "Amani Oakley" > <aoak...@oakleylegal.com<mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> wrote: > No – it’s just what I call it, in honour of my baby boy, Zander. I have just > referred to it as such, here, among friends. > > Amani > > From: Felvtalk > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org<mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org>] > On Behalf Of Jennifer Olson > Sent: March-01-17 1:07 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> > Subject: [Felvtalk] Zander's Protocol > > I tried searching for Zander's protocol online with no results. Is this a > term or phrase coined here, or widely used in veterinary medicine? > Thx, Jen > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org<mailto:Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org> > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org