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Table 3 Estimated Incidence Rates (per 100,000 dog-years at risk) of the most common types of benign and malignant cytologically 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

Cytological 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 1,232   2,671 760  
Development of cancer 586   748 310 381
‘Fat, suspect lipoma’ 429   318   
MCT 265   129   
NHL 121 25 114 19.9 (Males) 21.7
and 22.9 (Females)
Perianal gland tumour 68     
(Adeno) carcinoma 37     
Mesenchymal proliferation, susp. STS 37 35 142   36
CCH 30   377   
Melanoma 27 25   0.7 (Males) 0.6 (Females) 25