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ISRN Oncology
Volume 2012, Article ID 381849, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/381849
Research Article

Epidemiological Characteristics of Cancer in Elderly Chinese

1Office of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Cancer Center, Cancer Institute & Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 17 Panjiayuannanli, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100021, China
2Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Peking Union Medical College, Cancer Institute & Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 17 Panjiayuannanli, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100021, China
3Institute of Basic Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 5 Dongdansantiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100005, China

Received 20 November 2012; Accepted 6 December 2012

Academic Editors: S. Benavente and T. Komiya

Copyright © 2012 Xiao Nong Zou 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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