Research Article
Volume 7 Issue 6 - 2022
Caprine Cancer: Etiology, Types and Metanalysis of 21-Years of Case Reports
Hitesh Rana, Priyanka Luhach, Samridhi Singh, Paramjeet Sharma, Shanti Choudhary and Ratan K Choudhary*
Animal Stem Cells Laboratory, College of Animal Biotechnology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
*Corresponding Author: Ratan K Choudhary, Animal Stem Cells Laboratory, College of Animal Biotechnology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
Received: March 29, 2022; Published: May 25, 2022


Caprine carcinoma is relatively rare, which is often confused with other pathological conditions. We also provide, brief etiology and development mechanism of carcinoma which were more abundant in goat. In this study we meta-analyzed the data, from 2000- 2021, on the basis of type of cancer, breed, age and region. The purpose of this review was to gather all current available case studies involving different forms of caprine carcinomas to provide a basis for its occurrence, what is already known and what is to be explored in future. The meta-analysis of twenty years (2001 - 2021) was performed with following indexing terms: “goat” AND “cancer” in PubMed and Google. Incidence of 94 cases of goat carcinoma were identified from 48 articles, the majority of them were reported from the US and China. Most cases were of adenocarcinoma (n = 35), and squamous cell carcinoma (n = 18) while remaining incidences belong to other types of cancer. Though the occurrence of caprine cancer is less reported but not rare. Thorough research is required to further understand caprine carcinoma for developing efficient methodology for its identification, control and prevention.

Keywords: Goat Cancer; Etiology; Meta-Analysis


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