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ASO Author Reflections: Nodal Skip Metastasis in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

  • Yuji Kumakura
  • Takehiko Yokobori
  • Makoto Sohda
  • Ken Shirabe
  • Hiroyuki Kuwano
ASO Author Reflections

Notes

Disclosure

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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© Society of Surgical Oncology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuji Kumakura
    • 1
  • Takehiko Yokobori
    • 1
    • 2
  • Makoto Sohda
    • 1
  • Ken Shirabe
    • 1
  • Hiroyuki Kuwano
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General Surgical ScienceGunma University Graduate School of MedicineMaebashiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Innovative Cancer ImmunotherapyGunma UniversityMaebashiJapan

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