Now Enrolling Dogs with Bladder Cancer
NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine is enrolling in a clinical trial to investigate if a probiotic can improve cancer care and outcomes in dogs with bladder cancer. This is a placebo-controlled study, not all dogs will receive the probiotic, but all dogs will receive
Dogs who are strongly suspected of having urothelial carcinoma by the referring veterinarian. All cases will be biopsy confirmed following initial screening.
• Cancer must be primarily located within the bladder.
• Female dogs must weigh at least 6kg.
• Male dogs must weigh at least 10kg.
• Complete blood count and serum chemistry without clinically significant abnormalities, as determined by a veterinarian.
• No history of chronic GI or skin problems
• No recent use of antibiotics, H2 blockers, or proton pump inhibitors (3 weeks)
• Not on any diet/treat containing probiotics within the past 3 weeks
• Not on a raw diet within the past 3 weeks
• No history of chemotherapy or radiation
Think your dog may be eligible? Click the link below.