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Cancer and chemotherapy

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Chemotherapy.,
  • Antineoplastic agents.,
  • Neoplasms -- Drug therapy.,
  • Antineoplastic agents.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementedited by Stanley T. Crooke, Archie W. Prestayko ; editorial assistant Nancy Alder.
    ContributionsCrooke, Stanley T., Prestayko, Archie W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC271.C5 C285 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4405605M
    ISBN 10012197801X
    LC Control Number79008536


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