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Injectable treatment for mast cell tumours in dogs

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Virbac has launched the first injectable solution for the targeted treatment of canine mast cell tumours (MCTs).

Stelfonta is licensed in dogs for the treatment of non-resectable, non-metastatic subcutaneous MCTs located at or distal to the elbow or the hock; and non-resectable, non-metastatic cutaneous MCTs, where tumours are less than 8 cm3 in volume and accessible to intratumoural injection.

The solution contains tigilanol tiglate – a compound extracted from the seed of Fontainea picrosperma, commonly known as the …

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