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Journal April 2010 (Vol 31, No 4)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Therapeutic Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Therapy

1. Dogs with cancer can have elevated blood levels of
2. In humans, metabolic alterations due to cancer are associated with
3. Which cytokine alters protein and fat metabolism in patients with cancer?
4. Key nutritional factors in animals with cancer include
5. Many dry foods are not ideal for veterinary cancer patients because these foods tend to be relatively high in ______ and low in ______.
6. Some tumor cells have difficulty using ______ as a fuel source.
7. For dogs with cancer, dietary protein should be ______ digestible and ______ maintenance levels.
8. In clinical trials, dogs consuming a diet supplemented with arginine and fish oil (omega-3 fatty acids) while receiving cancer therapy had
9. In clinical trials of dogs with spontaneous cancer, high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and arginine in food were shown to benefit dogs with
10. Which statement(s) regarding vitamin supplementation in dogs is/are true?
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