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Letters UK cancer survival statistics

Authors’ reply

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 05 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4217
  1. Valerie Beral1,
  2. professor of epidemiology,
  3. Richard Peto, professor of medical statistics and epidemiology2
  1. 1Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
  2. 2Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
  1. pa.valerie.beral{at}

Our original editorial remains an appropriate comment on underemphasised problems in interpreting the currently available evidence on UK cancer survival rates.1 2 …

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