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episode 104: Torigen Immunotherapy Vaccine: Hope for Pets with Cancer

Tripawd Talk Radio Episode #104:  On this episode we talk with Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael Lucroy about the Torigen immunotherapy vaccine for pets with cancer. The Torigen vaccine is a therapeutic vaccine available from any veterinarian for dogs or cats with cancer.

Dr. Lucroy is the Chief Medical Officer at Torigen Pharmaceuticals, which provides the most advanced cancer care solutions for companion animals, including a "personalized" cancer vaccine to help dogs fight the disease.

He is board-certified in medical oncology and author of over 40 peer-reviewed publications as well as the author of "Help! My Dog Has Cancer: Insights from a veterinary oncologist."

Formerly at Purdue University as an Associate Professor and Chief of Clinical Oncology, Dr. Lucroy has also been in private practice, was part of the R&D Team at Elanco Animal Health, and also Director of Clinical Studies for MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets overseeing research in over 20 specialty hospitals.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Torigen Immunotherapy Pet Cancer Vaccine

Help! My Dog Has Cancer: Insights from a veterinary oncologist

Does Amputation Speed Cancer Metastasis?
2010 Q&A with Dr. Lucroy

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 2021-05-28  35m