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Inflammatory response to the anti PD-L1 drug, atezolizumab, masquerades as breast implant rupture

  • Marie-Eve MarcotteEmail author
  • François Panet
  • Etienne Croteau
  • Marie-Anne Richard
  • Michel Pavic
  • Marc-André Levasseur
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiobiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health SciencesSherbrooke UniversitySherbrookeCanada
  2. 2.Department of Hematology–Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Health SciencesSherbrooke UniversitySherbrookeCanada
  3. 3.Sherbrooke Molecular Imaging Center (CIMS), Sherbrooke University Hospital Research Center (CR-CHUS)SherbrookeCanada

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