Table 6.4 Neoplasms in cats.
|Lymph node||31||Lymphoma and lymphocytic leukaemia (about 50% are associated with feline leukaemia virus)||38|
|Skin||7||Squamous cell carcinoma||9|
|Soft tissue||3-4||Reticulum cell sarcoma||3|
|External ear||2||Mast cell tumour||1-2|
|Thyroid adenoma||Very common tumour in cats*||Osteosarcoma||1|
* NB This table has been compiled after Hodgkins 1980, and was based on data that existed before the recognition of thyroid adenoma as a common cause of hypenthyroidism in middle aged to old cats (no cases having been reported in a cat less than 6 years of age.