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The first author of the manuscript was Se Li, MD, ScD, a recent graduate of the doctoral program in epidemiology at BUSPH. Other authors included: Lynn Rosenberg, ScD, professor of epidemiology at BUSPH; Julie Palmer, ScD, professor of epidemiology at BUSPH; Ghasi Phillips, ScD, Epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and Linda J. Heffner, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston University School of Medicine.
Funding for this study was provided by the Hood Foundation (Principal Investigator: Wise) and the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute under grant award # CA058420 (Principal Investigator: Rosenberg).
Boston University Medical Center
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