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Volume 2015, Article ID 670728, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/670728
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Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Pediatric Population: A Population Based Clinical Outcomes Study Involving 257 Patients from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Result (SEER) Database (1973–2011)

1Department of Surgery, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ 07039, USA
2Saint George’s University School of Medicine, True Blue, Grenada
3Department of Surgery, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ 07103, USA

Received 16 September 2015; Accepted 29 October 2015

Academic Editor: Piotr Kalicinski

Copyright © 2015 Christine S. M. Lau et al. 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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