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Chemotherapy of cancer

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen K. Carter, Marie T. Bakowski, Kurt Hellmann.
    SeriesA Wiley medical publication
    ContributionsBakowski, Marie T., joint author., Hellmann, K. joint author.
    LC ClassificationsRC271.C5 C327 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination379 p. :
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4109545M
    ISBN 100471080454
    LC Control Number80024450

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