Canine prostate carcinoma: epidemiological evidence of an increased risk in castrated dogs.

@article{Teske2002CaninePC,
  title={Canine prostate carcinoma: epidemiological evidence of an increased risk in castrated dogs.},
  author={Erik Teske and Elaine C Naan and Elisabeth Maria van Dijk and Evert van Garderen and Jack A Schalken},
  journal={Molecular and cellular endocrinology},
  year={2002},
  volume={197 1-2},
  pages={251-5}
}
The present retrospective study investigated the frequency of prostate carcinoma (PCA) among prostate abnormalities in dogs and determined whether castration influences the incidence of PCA in dogs. During the years 1993-1998, 15,363 male dogs were admitted to the Utrecht University Clinic of Companion Animals, and of these dogs 225 were diagnosed with prostatic disease. In addition, another 206 male dogs were diagnosed as having prostatic disease based on cytologic examination of aspiration… CONTINUE READING

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