Re: [Felvtalk] chemmo for Pupa

2008-10-20 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Herbert, I belong to a feline lymphoma group and almost all of the kitties positive or negative that have stayed in remission the longest have stayed on chemo anywhere from 1 to 2 years, those being on it longer doing better. What most vets usually do is follow certain protocols

Re: [Felvtalk] chemmo for Pupa

2008-10-20 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Herbert, Also I forgot to mention most kitties are on the initial protocol for anywhere from 6 months to a year, where they get chemo weekly or bi-weekly depending on the protocol being used, then they go to a maintenance protocol which is usually once every 3 week to once a month. --

Re: [Felvtalk] chemmo for Pupa

2008-10-20 Thread hebert ferrarezzi
Thank you Belinda, Thank you Michele, These informations will be very usefull to guide my decisions. I will join to the feline-lymphoma group today. Pupa is running well. I'm glad to be here with you. Hebert ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-20 Thread Saehwa Kang
Oops, truncated message. She tested 30% positive (small, faded dot) at 9 weeks. Same at 11 weeks. Then retested at 5.5 months old- positive again. All 3 were the Elisa test.  Then our vet recommended the PCR test, which he says can detect even minute amounts of the virus, and is more accurate

Re: [Felvtalk] chemmo for Pupa

2008-10-20 Thread dlgegg
Hello, i don't know about cats, but i had perpherial t cell lymphoma and had the same chemotherapy you mentioned plus a couple of others. none of them did anything but make my hemoglobin drop to 3.4. at the end of 2 or 3 years of chemo, stopped treatments, did no good. then a year later i