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Lung Cancer

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Respiratory medicine,
  • Cancer Chemotherapy,
  • Lung Cancer,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Oncology,
  • Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine,
  • Surgery - Thoracic,
  • Medical / Oncology,
  • Cancer,
  • Lung Neoplasms,
  • Lungs,
  • therapy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJ.D. Cox (Foreword), W. Ki Hong (Foreword), J.A. Roth (Foreword), Frank V. Fossella (Editor), Joe B. Jr. Putnam (Editor), Ritsuko Komaki (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9633895M
ISBN 100387955070
ISBN 109780387955070

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