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Neoplastic Diseases of Marine Mammals

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Tumors in marine mammals are infrequent, although a wide variety has been reported. They are of little consequence except for malignant lymphoma in harbor seals, in which horizontal transmission can occur in a closed population.

Last full review/revision April 2012 by Michael K. Stoskopf, DVM, PhD, DACZM

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