Bladder Cancer

Once again, there’s a dreadful amount of scottie owners writing in about Bladder Cancer or technical Transitional Cell Carcinoma. Many owners favour Facebook with their stories, and comments, but often these ‘posts’ are hard to find if you need to refer back to them. So I shall once again start to add back the Facebook…

Wonder – TCC Update 2

Update from Robert, regarding the 2nd dose of Palladia for Wonder Robert : “My 9-year-old Scottie girl “Wonder” has just finished her second dose of Palladia in hopes of combatting her TCC bladder cancer. She was officially diagnosed this past Wednesday, and she immediately began treatment the following day. We will continue 35 mg doses…

Wonder

Today of all days (our Awareness Day) I bring a note of sadness that another brave Scottie has been diagnosed with TCC. “Wonder” is owned by Robert. Robert is allowing me to share their plight as they bravely work their way through suggested medications. Here’s what Robert has to say : I’m devastated to say……

Finlay ……

It’s been 365 days, or 12 months, or 1 year,  but whichever way I look at it, the death of my beloved Fin Fin from bladder cancer seems like just a minute ago. Time and grief have a bizarre relationship that I shall never understand. Finlay was the inspiration behind this Network and its aims…

TCC, Bladder Cancer

We really do need to get our heads together on this issue …… Lets see if there is anything we can do to start the elimination of this dreadful disease!  

TCC – Moving Forward: Update No. 1

ANOTHER GIANT LEAP FOR SCOTTIE HEALTH was taken earlier this week when I read that the Animal Health Trust (AHT) has received confirmation from US research scientists that they have agreed to perform the necessary experiments to determine whether UK Scottish Terriers are likely to share the same genetic risk factors for bladder TCC as the…

The search goes on ….

The reason for embarking on this path toward better Scottie Health was Bladder Cancer, or TCC (Transitional Cell Carcinoma) which my beloved Scottie “Finlay” died of in May this year. I’ve met some really wonderful people who are in the right place to help conduct research into this dreadful disease and I’ve also met distressed…

TCC – moving forward

Finally, the hard work is beginning to pay off. Heartfelt thanks to all those that have helped in getting this far. One small step for man ….. one giant leap for Scottish Terriers SCOTTISH Terrier owners are being encouraged to support research into the genetic factors behind a form of cancer which is affecting the…