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Open Peer Review Reports for: Comparison of anticipated and actual control group outcomes in randomised trials in paediatric oncology provides evidence that historically controlled studies are biased in favour of the novel treatment

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Original Submission
11 Jul 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Jul 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nicolas Rasmussen
2 Sep 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tim Morris
8 Oct 2014 Author responded Author comments - veronica moroz
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Oct 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Oct 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tim Morris
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Nov 2014 Editorially accepted
10 Dec 2014 Article published 10.1186/1745-6215-15-481

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