Randi Miller via Crowdrise
September 01, 2011
BENEFITING: NATIONAL CANINE CANCER FOUNDATION INC
HOURS PLEDGED: 60
Malignant Histiocytosis is the most prevalent and aggressive cancer in Bernese Mountain Dogs, comprising 25% of all cancers in the breed. There are no successful treatments for histiocytosis at this time. Because the histiocytes metastasize easily and rapidly, surgical removal of affected tissues is not effective. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy have been used with some short term success, but they are not a cure. Care is generally limited to providing comfort until euthanasia is indicated.
Please donate to help find a cure, and help amazing dogs like my friend Sierra (pictured) to live long and healthy lives. She is just seven years old, and after being diagnosed just six months ago, she has lost her battle with this terrible disease.
Thank you so much for your support. Please join my team and together we can make a huge difference.