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Survival time of dogs with inflammatory mammary cancer treated with palliative therapy alone or palliative therapy plus chemotherapy
  1. M. Clemente, DVM1,
  2. P. J. De Andrés, DVM1,
  3. L. Peña, DVM, PhD, DiplECVP1 and
  4. M. D. Pérez-Alenza, DVM, PhD1
  1. 1 Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Veterinary Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid, Avenue Puerta de Hierro, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Seven of 30 female dogs diagnosed with inflammatory mammary cancer were given chemotherapy and palliative treatment, and the other 23 received only palliative treatment. The median survival time of the seven dogs given chemotherapy was 57 days, compared with 35 days for the 23 given only palliative treatment.

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