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Equine health
Cisplatin chemotherapy for the treatment of canker
  1. David G. Wilson
  1. Department of Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan,
    52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4, Canada
  1. E-mail: david.wilson{at}

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APPRICH and Licka recently reported on the use of cisplatin chemotherapy for the treatment of equine hoof canker (Apprich and Licka 2013). The authors' coverage of the literature is complete, although I would suggest their coverage of the prognosis in their introduction is overly pessimistic. In fact, the currently accepted treatment regimen …

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