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Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology

, Volume 143, Issue 8, pp 1623–1625 | Cite as

Response to “Men and women show similar survival rates after breast cancer”, Yin Pan, Ze-Zhou Song

  • Luiz Claudio Santos ThulerEmail author
  • Anke Bergmann
  • Paulo Franscisco Mascarenhas Bender
  • Letícia Lima de Oliveira
  • Célia Regina Costa
  • Suzana Sales de Aguiar
Letter to the Editor
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Conflict of interest

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luiz Claudio Santos Thuler
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Anke Bergmann
    • 1
  • Paulo Franscisco Mascarenhas Bender
    • 1
  • Letícia Lima de Oliveira
    • 1
  • Célia Regina Costa
    • 1
  • Suzana Sales de Aguiar
    • 1
  1. 1.Brazilian National Cancer Institute (INCA)Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Federal University of Rio de Janeiro State (UNIRIO)Rio de JaneiroBrazil

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