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Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Sue Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology), authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide

Lymphoma Risks

Updated: April 24th, 2018

There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about lymphoma risks.

Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also included links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.

Association between canine malignant lymphoma, living in industrial areas, and use of chemicals by dog owners. Gavazza A, Presciuttini S, Barale R, et al. J Vet Intern Med 15:190, 2001.

On the association between canine malignant lymphoma and opportunity for exposure to 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid. Hayes HM, Tarone RE, Cantor KP. Environ Res 70:119, 1995.

Re-analysis of 2,4-D use and the occurrence of canine malignant lymphoma. Kaneene JB, Miller R. Vet Hum Toxicol 41:164, 1999.

Distinct B-cell and T-cell lymphoproliferative disease prevalence among dog breeds indicates heritable risk. Modiano JF, Breen M, Burnett RC, et al. Cancer Res 65:5654, 2005

The occurrence of tumors in domestic animals. Preister WA, McKay FW, in Zeigler JL (ed): National Cancer Institute Monographs, Bethesda, 1980, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services.

Canine exposure to herbicide-treated lawns and urinary excretion of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid. Reynolds PM, Reif JS, Ramsdell HS, et al. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 3:233, 1994.

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