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Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 958–959 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: C-Reactive Protein/Albumin Ratio as a Prognostic Factor in Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: What Does the Novel Index Represent?

  • Shinkichi Takamori
  • Mitsuhiro TakenoyamaEmail author
ASO Author Reflections
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DISCLOSURES

Shinkichi Takamori and Mitsuhiro Takenoyama have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical SciencesKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Thoracic OncologyNational Kyushu Cancer CenterFukuokaJapan

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