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The hazards of hazard identification in environmental epidemiology

Environmental Health201716:85

Received: 17 May 2017

Accepted: 2 August 2017

Published: 9 August 2017

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
17 May 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elizabeth Owens
5 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paolo Vineis
28 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Rodolfo Saracci
Resubmission - Version 2
28 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
9 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12940-017-0296-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France