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Cancer Survivors in the United States

American Association for Cancer Research. AACR Cancer Progress Report 2013. Clin Cancer Res. 2013; 19(S1): S1-S88. http://clincancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/19/20_Supplement/S1.full

Reference

Title
AACR Cancer Progress Report 2013
Publication
Clin Cancer Res
Publication Date
2013
Authors
American Association for Cancer Research
Volume & Issue
Volume 19, Issue S1
Pages
S1-S88
URL
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