Skip to content

Life Expectancy vs. Gained Life Expectancy in Dog Cancer Treatments

Do you understand the difference between life expectancy and gained life expectancy as it relates to your dog’s cancer? James Jacobson interviews Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger, co-authors of “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide” and they discuss life expectancy following diagnosis from a new angle.

Topics Covered:

  • The difference between Life Expectancy and Gained Life Expectancy
  • How to use Life and Expectancy and Gained Life Expectancy in Treatment Plan Analysis
  • Statistics and Survival Times

This episode is sponsored by The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity, the best-selling book on dog cancer. It’s available everywhere books are sold, and also in the publisher’s shop.

For Further Exploration:

How Long Does My Dog Have?

Picture of Dr. Dressler

Demian Dressler AKA The Dog Cancer Vet


Maui, Hawaii, USA

Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide.

Picture of Dr. Ettinger

Sue Ettinger AKA Dr. Sue Cancer Vet

DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology)

New York, USA

Dr. Sue Ettinger is a practicing veterinary cancer specialist, international speaker, book author, and vlogger. She is also co-author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide and a passionate advocate of early cancer detection and raising cancer awareness.