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Pathology Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 672710, 5 pages
Outcomes in Ovarian Cancer among Hispanic Women Living in the United States: A Population-Based Analysis
Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Received 8 May 2012; Revised 1 July 2012; Accepted 2 July 2012
Academic Editor: Paulette Mhawech-Fauceglia
Copyright © 2013 Okechukwu A. Ibeanu and Teresa P. Díaz-Montes. 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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