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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Estimated incidence rate and distribution of tumours in 4,653 cases of archival submissions derived from the Dutch golden retriever population

  Cytological data-set Histological data-set Combined set (excluding 54 double entries)
Number of tumours 2,529 2,124 4,599
   • Mean/year 361 303 657
   • Nr of dogs in which a second tumour was detected 69 46 115
   • Nr of dogs in which a third tumour was detected 0 24 24
Male/male neutered 795/365 719/320  
Female/female neutered 530/649 413/600  
Median age 9.1 yrs 8.6 yrs  
(min. 0.2 yrs, max.17.2 yrs) (min. 0.1 yrs, max.17.2 yrs)
Number of malignant tumours 1,203 (48%) 1,262 (60%) 2,414
Number of benign tumours 1,010 (40%) 761 (36%) 1,768
Unknown 316 (12%) 101 (5%) 417