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Fulfilling the Potential of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection An American Cancer Society and Institute of Medicine Symposium by National Research Council (US)

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Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Oncology,
  • Medical / Oncology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRoger Herdman (Editor), Leonard Lichtenfeld (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10358848M
ISBN 100309091713
ISBN 109780309091718

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