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Clinical Equine Oncology
Equine oncology
  1. Jane Dobson

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Derek C. Knottenbelt, Janet C. Patterson Kane and Katie L. Snalune
720 pages, hardback, £92.65.
Elsevier. 2015.
ISBN 978 0 7020 42669

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WHILE cancer is probably not regarded as the most important clinical condition of the horse, it is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, especially with the changing demographics of the horse population in the Western world. However, equine cancer medicine lags far behind that in other companion animal species. This first textbook devoted to the subject of equine oncology seeks to redress this balance and, in the words of the authors, ‘make a constructive contribution to equine medicine that will bring clinical and welfare benefits to the horse …

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