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The Effect of Positive SWOG Treatment Trials on Survival of Patients With Cancer in the US Population.

08:00 EDT 5th June 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "The Effect of Positive SWOG Treatment Trials on Survival of Patients With Cancer in the US Population."

Recently, tremendous prominence has been given to the investigation of the effect of different research processes as part of the Cancer Moonshot. More than half a century ago, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) established a network of publicly funded cancer cooperative research groups to systematically evaluate new treatments for efficacy and safety.

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Name: JAMA oncology
ISSN: 2374-2445
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