Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 804–805 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Even in Pancreatic Cancer, not all N Diseases are Created Equal

  • Eran NizriEmail author
  • Guy Lahat
  • Joseph Klausner
ASO Author Reflections



The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of SurgeryTel-Aviv Sourasky Medical CenterTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Laboratory of Surgical OncologyTel-Aviv Sourasky Medical CenterTel AvivIsrael
  3. 3.Sackler Faculty of MedicineTel-Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  4. 4.The Nikolas and Elizabeth Shlezak Cathedra for Experimental Surgery, Sackler Faculty of MedicineTel-Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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