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  1. Miranda-Filho A, Turner MC, Warnakulasuriya S, Richardson DB, Hosseini B, Kamangar F, et al. (2023). The carcinogenicity of opium consumption: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Epidemiol. Forthcoming
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