Use of radiation and a slow-release cisplatin formulation for treatment of canine nasal tumors.

@article{Lana2004UseOR,
  title={Use of radiation and a slow-release cisplatin formulation for treatment of canine nasal tumors.},
  author={Susan E Lana and William S. Dernell and Mary H Lafferty and Stephen J. Withrow and Susan M Larue},
  journal={Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={577-81}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the combined use of radiation and a slow-release cisplatin chemotherapy formulation for treatment of malignant nasal tumors in dogs. In this retrospective analysis, 51 dogs were evaluated with respect to treatment toxicity, tumor type, stage of disease, cribriform plate involvement, and overall survival. In general, treatment was well tolerated. Mean and median survival as assessed by the Kaplan-Meier product limit method was 570 and 474 days… CONTINUE READING