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Fascin-1 is a novel biomarker of aggressiveness in some carcinomas

BMC Medicine201311:53

Received: 5 February 2013

Accepted: 26 February 2013

Published: 26 February 2013

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Original Submission
5 Feb 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Feb 2013 Author responded Author comments - Eleftherios Diamandis
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Feb 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
26 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-53

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University Health Network
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital