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"Statistics on the diagnosis, treatment, and survival of cancer patients at [Touro Infirmary] . . . based on 6,777 cases, . . . compiled by the Cancer Activities Committee of the hospital medical staff. . . . Employs data from the National Cancer Institute's End Results in Cancer and other statistical studies to present an overview of cancer incidence, diagnosis, treatment and survival rates."
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Cancer. At Touro Infirmary. 1958-1972.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;87:646. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-5-646_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(5):646.
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