FDA Approves Cancer Treatment For Dogs

FDA Approves Cancer Treatment For Dogs

There are 2 comments on the WEWS story from Jun 12, 2009, titled FDA Approves Cancer Treatment For Dogs. In it, WEWS reports that:

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug made specifically to treat cancer in dogs.

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Since: Dec 05

Rahway, NJ

#1 Jun 12, 2009
Wouldn't it be nice to know ahead of time if you were one of the 39% of the women who would respond to Tykerb, instead of taking the chance of being the 61% who wouldn't respond to the drug? And wouldn't it be nice to know "before" finding out that the other cancer treatments wouldn't respond? Perhaps Tykerb would be successful in the first-line setting?

Patients would certainly have a better chance of success had their cancer been chemo-sensitive rather than chemo-resistant, where it is more apparent that chemotherapy improves the survival of patients, and where identifying the most effective chemotherapy would be more likely to improve survival above that achieved with empiric chemotherapy.

A good benchmark assessment of the efficacy of drugs that come out of clinical trials, could be cell function analysis. With the absence of effective laboratory tests to guide physicians, many patients do not even get a second chance at treatment when their disease progresses.

Spending six to eight weeks to diagnose treatment failure often consumes a substantial portion of a patient's remaining survival, not to mention toxicities and mutagenic effects. Patients could benefit from cell function analysis as a supplement to other clinical data when deciding on a treatment option.
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