Preventable cancer : a statistical research by Russell, Francis Albert Rollo

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .

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  • Neoplasms - prevention & control

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Statementby Rollo Russell
ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,167p.
Number of Pages167
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Open LibraryOL25902885M

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