Retraction Note to: Improving the diagnosis, treatment, and biology patterns of feline mammary intraepithelial lesions: a potential model for human breast masses with evidence from epidemiologic and cytohistopathologic studies
Retraction Note to: Tumor Biol (2014) 35:12109–12117
This article has been retracted at the request of the Editor-in-Chief, the International Society of Oncology and BioMarkers (ISOBM) and the Publisher per the Committee on Publication Ethics guidelines. The article shows evidence of irregularities in authorship during the submission process, there is strong reason to believe that the peer review process was compromised and the following figure has been duplicated:
Fig 7 “Photomicrography of fine needle cytology from malignant mammary tumor in a cat; variation in cell (anisocytosis) and nuclear (anisokaryosis) size are present, May-Grunwald-Giemsa stainingmethod, ×1,000” is duplicating Fig 1B “Coarse chromatin structures in all samples and lightly basophilic cytoplasm were associated with tumor cells, and these cells were round or ovoid, containing single, large, round nuclei of variable size, coarse nuclear chromatin, and single, prominent, centrally placed nucleoli also cell’s nucleus, and nuclei were clear.” published in:
J. Javanbakht, B. Pedram, M. R. Taheriyan, F. Khadivar, S. H. Hosseini, F. S. Abdi, E. Hosseini, M. Moloudizargari, S H. Aghajanshakeri, S. Javaherypour, R. Shafiee, R. Emrani Bidi, Canine transmissible venereal tumor and seminoma: a cytohistopathology and chemotherapy study of tumors in the growth phase and during regression after chemotherapy, Tumor Biol. 2014; 35:6 5493–5500 DOI: 10.1007/s13277-014-1723-5
As such the validity of the content of this article cannot be verified.