About the Authors

Rossella Terragni

Contributed equally to this work with: Rossella Terragni, Andrea Casadei Gardini, Silvia Sabattini

Affiliations Veterinary Oncology Center, Sasso Marconi, Italy, Medical Imaging, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Andrea Casadei Gardini

Contributed equally to this work with: Rossella Terragni, Andrea Casadei Gardini, Silvia Sabattini

casadeigardini@gmail.com

Affiliation Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) IRCCS, Meldola, Italy

Silvia Sabattini

Contributed equally to this work with: Rossella Terragni, Andrea Casadei Gardini, Silvia Sabattini

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Giuliano Bettini

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Dino Amadori

Affiliation Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) IRCCS, Meldola, Italy

Chiara Talamonti

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Massimo Vignoli

Affiliation Petcare Veterinary Association, Marzabotto, Italy

Laura Capelli

Affiliation Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) IRCCS, Meldola, Italy

Jimmy H. Saunders

Affiliation Medical Imaging, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Marianna Ricci

Affiliation Medical Imaging, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Paola Ulivi

Affiliation Medical Imaging, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Performed the experiments: LC GB SS PU. Analyzed the data: ACG PU. Wrote the paper: ACG RT. Conceived and designed the study: RT ACG. Treated and observed the patients: MV JHS. Revised the manuscript: GB DA CT PU MR. Read and approved the final version of the manuscript: RT ACG SS GB DA CT MV LC JHS MR PU.