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Lung Cancer International
Volume 2013, Article ID 131869, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/131869
Review Article

Helicobacter pylori Infection and Risk of Lung Cancer: A Meta-Analysis

Vasavi College of Pharmacy, Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh 534101, India

Received 9 December 2012; Revised 7 January 2013; Accepted 1 February 2013

Academic Editor: Elisabeth Quoix

Copyright © 2013 Pulikonda Mounika. 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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