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Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 984–985 | Cite as

Centralization of Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Care Should be Dictated by Quality of Care

  • Wouter te RieleEmail author
  • Harm van Tinteren
  • Johanna van Sandick
Gastrointestinal Oncology
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Disclosure

None of the authors have any commercial interests.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wouter te Riele
    • 1
    Email author
  • Harm van Tinteren
    • 2
  • Johanna van Sandick
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgerySint Antonius HospitalNieuwegeinThe Netherlands
  2. 2.The Netherlands Cancer InstituteAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.The Netherlands Cancer Institute—Antoni van Leeuwenhoek HospitalAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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