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21. Pancreatic Exocrine Neoplasia in Dogs
Exocrine tumors of the pancreas are tumors that arise from the glandular tissue of the pancreas that produces digestive secretions. They are aggressive tumors that invade nearby tissues and spread to distant organs.
22. Primary Lung Tumors in Dogs (Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Neoplasia)
Primary lung tumors are cancers that arise in the lung tissue of both dogs and cats. The exact cause is not known, but there appears to be an increased incidence of cancer in dogs that live in urban environments and those exposed to second hand smoke.
23. Prostatic Tumors
Prostatic tumors or prostatic neoplasia is cancer of the prostate gland. All tumors of the prostate gland should be considered malignant, as there has not been a report of a benign prostatic tumor.
24. Renal (Kidney) Neoplasia in Dogs
Renal neoplasia is cancer located in the kidney, and it can originate in the kidney (primary) or spread or metastasize to the kidney from another site (secondary). Most renal tumors are seen in middle aged to older dogs and cats.
25. Renal Lymphosarcoma in Dogs
Lymphosarcoma is a very common type of cancer in both dogs and cats, but the form affecting the kidney is much more common in cats. It is a fatal disease, but it often goes into remission with appropriate therapy.
26. Seminoma
A seminoma is a tumor of the testicle that involves the germinal cells that normally produce sperm cells. The majority of seminomas are benign, usually slow growing, and not invasive.
27. Sertoli Cell Tumor
A Sertoli cell tumor is a tumor in the testicles that involves the specific cells called Sertoli cells. Sertoli cell tumors are usually slow growing and noninvasive, although 10 to 20 percent may be malignant.
28. Testicular Tumors
Testicular tumors are the second most common tumors in intact male dogs, with 10 years old being the average age, and may have an increased incidence in German shepherds, boxers, Weimaraners and Shetland sheepdogs.
29. Transmissible Venereal Tumor (TVT)
Transmissible venereal tumor is a tumor of the external genitalia. It is a disease entity of sexually intact dogs, and it is spread by sexual activity or social behavior. It can be prevented by spaying or neutering.
30. Tumors of the Penis and Prepuce
Tumors that involve the prepuce of the dog are similar in type and biologic behavior to tumors found elsewhere on a dog's skin. Most of these tumors are not causing clinical problems for the dog at the time of their discovery.

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