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ASO Author Reflections: Challenges in Centralization and Standardization of Gastrectomy in the United States to Improve Gastric Cancer Outcomes

  • Naruhiko Ikoma
  • Paul MansfieldEmail author
ASO Author Reflections
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DISCLOSURES

Naruhiko Ikoma and Paul Mansfield have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgical OncologyThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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