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An introduction to cancer medicine

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English


  • Cancer.,
  • Cancer -- Study and teaching.,
  • Neoplasms.

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Edition Notes

StatementKenneth C. Calman and John Paul.
SeriesA Wiley medical publication
ContributionsPaul, John, 1922- joint author.
LC ClassificationsRC261 .C258
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4571660M
ISBN 100471042749
LC Control Number77091854

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