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Racial and geographical factors in tumour incidence

Racial and geographical factors in tumour incidence

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Published by Univ. Pr. in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Papers read at the 2nd symposium of the Pfizer Foundation of the Post Graduate medical school, University of Edinburgh, 1966.

Statementeditor: A.A.Shivas.
SeriesPfizer medical monographs -- 2
ContributionsShivas, A. A.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 291p. :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14364550M

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Racial and Geographical Factors in Tumour. Get this from a library. Racial and geographical factors in tumour incidence. [Andrew A Shivas; Pfizer Foundation.;] -- "Papers read at the second Symposium of the Pfizer Foundation at the Post-Graduate Medical School, University of Edinburgh, ".

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