Prostatic Neoplasia in the Intact and Castrated Dog: How Dangerous is Castration?

Roo Team January 22, 2020 Roo News Share

Pet-owners have easier access to scientific publications and are concerned about reports on increased risks of castrated dogs for neoplastic diseases. Sharing results without consideration of study design and inclusion criteria for the studied populations may result in premature conclusions impacting many stakeholders. This study’s aim is to provide a detailed description of prostatic cancer in the dog and the possible side effects of castration. Read here from the Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health (MAPS) at the University of Padua in Italy.


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