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ASO Author Reflections: A Statistical Caution Regarding Missing Clinical Stage in the National Cancer Database

  • Tanya L. HoskinEmail author
  • Judy C. Boughey
ASO Author Reflections

Notes

Disclosures

The Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery provides salary support for Ms. Hoskin. No external funding was used.

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© Society of Surgical Oncology 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Health Sciences ResearchMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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