Cancer and radiotherapy a short guide for nurses and medical students by Walter, Joseph physician.

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Published by Churchill in London .

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  • Cancer -- Radiotherapy.,
  • Cancer.

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Bibliography: p. 267-269.

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Statementby J. Walter.
LC ClassificationsRC271.R3 W3
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 275 p.
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5294680M
ISBN 100700015051
LC Control Number72027036

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