BACKGROUND: A mammary nodule was noted in a male rhesus macaque during physical examination. METHODS AND RESULTS: Histopathological and immunohistochemical analysis was performed. Ductal carcinoma in situ was confirmed. CONCLUSIONS: To date, there are two reports of mammary carcinoma in male non-human primates, and none in the rhesus macaque.
J Med Primatol
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Breast cancer, DCIS, male, mammary gland, neoplasia, non-human primate, Animals, Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating, Immunohistochemistry, Macaca mulatta, Male, Mammary Neoplasms, Animal, Monkey Diseases, Treatment Outcome