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Patient-tailored modulation of the immune system may revolutionize future lung cancer treatment

  • Marlies E Heuvers1,
  • Joachim G Aerts1, 2,
  • Robin Cornelissen1,
  • Harry Groen3,
  • Henk C Hoogsteden1 and
  • Joost P Hegmans1Email author
BMC Cancer201212:580

Received: 17 August 2012

Accepted: 15 November 2012

Published: 5 December 2012

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Original Submission
17 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Arnaud Scherpereel
4 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stefan Holdenrieder
23 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - joost hegmans
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
5 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-580

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Amphia Hospital
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University Medical Centrum Groningen