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Cancer, a biological and clinical introduction

by Steven B. Oppenheimer

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Published by Jones and Bartlett in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer.,
  • Neoplasms.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementSteven B. Oppenheimer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC261 .O64 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 262 p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2537310M
    ISBN 100867200626
    LC Control Number85018182

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