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Overweight, obesity, and colorectal cancer screening: Disparity between men and women

BMC Public Health20044:53

Received: 20 May 2004

Accepted: 08 November 2004

Published: 08 November 2004

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Original Submission
20 May 2004 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Oct 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Arya Sharma
21 Oct 2004 Author responded Author comments - Kevin Fontaine
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Oct 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Nov 2004 Editorially accepted
8 Nov 2004 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-4-53

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Department of Biostatistics, Section on Statistical Genetics & Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine