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Hayat, M, N Howlader, M Reichman, and B Edwards. Cancer Statistics, Trends, and Multiple Primary Cancer Analyses from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program. The Oncologist. 2007; 12(1): 20-37. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17227898

Reference

Title
Cancer Statistics, Trends, and Multiple Primary Cancer Analyses from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program
Publication
The Oncologist
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Hayat, M, N Howlader, M Reichman, and B Edwards
Volume & Issue
Volume 12, Issue 1
Pages
20-37
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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