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ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 325790, 8 pages
Predictive and Prognostic Factors in Definition of Risk Groups in Endometrial Carcinoma
Department of Oncology, Örebro University Hospital, 701 85 Örebro, Sweden
Received 28 August 2012; Accepted 27 September 2012
Academic Editors: L. Gebrim and P. K. Mallmann
Copyright © 2012 Bengt Sorbe. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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