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ASO Author Reflections: Can the Association Between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer Be Explained by an Unfavorable Tumor Immune Microenvironment?

  • Devin C. Flaherty
  • Anton J. Bilchik
ASO Author Reflections
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Disclosure

Devin C. Flaherty and Anton J. Bilchik have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Valley Health Surgical OncologyWinchesterUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgical OncologyJohn Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health CenterSanta MonicaUSA
  3. 3.California Oncology Research InstituteLos AngelesUSA

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