Digitalized Adaptation of Oncology Trials during and after COVID-19

Publication date: Available online 6 July 2020Source: Cancer CellAuthor(s): Guanqiao Li, Chen Yin, Yangzhong Zhou, Tongyan Wang, Jing Chen, Yang Liu, Ting Chen, Haixue Wang, Linqi Zhang, Xiaoyuan Chen
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