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Clinical caseload
Repurposing older therapies
  1. Mike Davies, veterinary nutritionist
  1. Provet, 1 Lower Barns, Lower End, Salford, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5YP
  1. email: mikedaviesvet{at}

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News that there is a trial looking at the possible positive effect of the BCG vaccine on Covid-19 has prompted me to share my experience of using BCG in the management of a case of canine osteosarcoma.

In the late 1970s I examined a three-year-old Irish setter with sudden onset lameness in its hindleg. It had a firm, painful swelling of the proximal tibia. A radiograph showed radiographic changes consistent with osteosarcoma. …

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