Research Update

Basky, Greg; Skidmore, Becky
July 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/27/99, Vol. 161 Issue 2, p125
Academic Journal
Offers news in medical research for July 27, 1999. Test for nasopharyngeal cancer, a modified version of the cytology brush, used by a team led by Dr. Michael Dosch, professor of immunology at the University of Toronto in Ontario; The Canadian Medical Association launching its online CPG Infobase, a database of Canadian clinical practice guidelines.


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