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Retraction Note: Comparative value of clinical, cytological, and histopathological features in feline mammary gland tumors; an experimental model for the study of human breast cancer
Diagnostic Pathology volume 11, Article number: 116 (2016)
The Editor-in-Chief and Publisher have retracted this article  because the scientific integrity of the content cannot be guaranteed. An investigation by the Publisher found it to be one of a group of articles we have identified as showing evidence suggestive of attempts to subvert the peer review and publication system to inappropriately obtain or allocate authorship. This article showed evidence of plagiarism (most notably from the articles cited [2–8]) and peer review and authorship manipulation.
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The online version of the original article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1186/1746-1596-8-136.
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Shafiee, R., Javanbakht, J., Atyabi, N. et al. Retraction Note: Comparative value of clinical, cytological, and histopathological features in feline mammary gland tumors; an experimental model for the study of human breast cancer. Diagn Pathol 11, 116 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13000-016-0574-3