Comparative pathology of mammary gland cancers in domestic and wild animals.

@article{Munson2007ComparativePO,
  title={Comparative pathology of mammary gland cancers in domestic and wild animals.},
  author={Linda Munson and Anneke Moresco},
  journal={Breast disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={
          7-21
        }
}
Mammary cancer occurs among all taxonomic groups, and comparing the disease in animals with breast cancer in women could greatly improve our understanding of the relevant risk factors and genetic profiles for this disease. Differences in cancer prevalence between carnivores and herbivores and between captive and wild carnivores are striking and support the hypotheses that diet and reproductive history are major risk factors. Domestic dogs and cats have a high prevalence of mammary tumors, and… 

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