CDC's 2003 Cancer Conference

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Conference Dates: September 15-18, 2003
Conference Location: Marriott Marquis hotel, Atlanta, GA, USA

Sponsoring Group: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Cancer Society, Chronic Disease Directors, National Cancer Institute, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries

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Topics Covered: Comprehensive Approaches to Cancer Control?The Public Health Role

Registration Information: please email

Continuing Education: No

Miscellany: Abstract submission deadline: February 17, 2003

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