Lost in the Fog: How Common is Equine Cancer?

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The grim diagnosis of 2005 champion sprinter Lost in the Fog's inoperable tumors has raised questions about the occurrence of cancer in equines.

"It's not a common problem in horses in general," said Elizabeth Davis, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, an assistant professor and the head of equine medicine and surgery at Kansas State University. "Horses don't live as long as some other species do, and

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