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J. Carl Barrett
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
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George C. Brainard
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Medical College
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Institute of Environmental Medicine
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Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research
Finnish Cancer Registry
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Russel J. Reiter
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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