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Hospital admissions in relation to body mass index in UK women: a prospective cohort study

  • Gillian K Reeves1Email author,
  • Angela Balkwill1,
  • Benjamin J Cairns1,
  • Jane Green1,
  • Valerie Beral1 and
  • the Million Women Study Collaborators
BMC Medicine201412:45

Received: 9 December 2013

Accepted: 5 March 2014

Published: 15 March 2014

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Original Submission
9 Dec 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Dec 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Renehan
9 Jan 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ivan Perry
4 Mar 2014 Author responded Author comments - Gillian Reeves
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Mar 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Mar 2014 Editorially accepted
15 Mar 2014 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-12-45

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Authors’ Affiliations

Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK