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Cancer: diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis

Lauren Vedder Ackerman

Cancer: diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis

by Lauren Vedder Ackerman

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Published by Mosby in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer.,
  • Tumors.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby Lauren V. Ackerman [and] Juan A. del Regato.
    ContributionsDel Regato, Juan A., 1909- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC261 .A62 1954
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1201 p.
    Number of Pages1201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6151519M
    LC Control Number54003766
    OCLC/WorldCa1712252

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