Radiation therapy in cancer management
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Published by Grune & Stratton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cancer -- Radiotherapy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Franz Buschke [and] Robert G. Parker.
ContributionsParker, Robert G., 1925- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC271.R3 B8
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 402 p.
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5461916M
ISBN 100808907255
LC Control Number73164520
OCLC/WorldCa267310

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