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Table 2 Estimated Incidence Rates (per 100,000 dog years at risk) of the most common types of benign and malignant histologically diagnosed tumours in the Golden retriever compared to Incidence Rates (per 100,000 dog years at risk) found in previous studies concerning the general dog population

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

Histological data-set EIR Utrecht Incidence rate Madison, Wisconsin [38] (Standardized) Incidence Rate UK [34] Incidence rate Genoa, Italy [30] Incidence rate Alameda, Contra Costa [32]
General development of tumour 1,034   1,948 760  
Development of cancer 615   747.9 310 381
MCT 265   129   
STS 114 35 142   36
Melanoma 82 25    
CCH 70   377   
Benign mammary tumour 48   11   
Adenoma (non-mammary, non-peri-analgland 45     
NHL 35 25 114 19.9 (Males) 21.7
22.9 (Females)