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Pediatric cancer therapy

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Published by University Park Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

  • Cancer in children -- Treatment.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Carl Pochedly.
    ContributionsPochedly, Carl.
    LC ClassificationsRC281.C4 P38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4409122M
    ISBN 100839114508
    LC Control Number79012446

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