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extent of cancer illness in the United States

National Cancer Institute (U.S.)

extent of cancer illness in the United States

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in [Washington] .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cancer -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Biometry Branch of the National Cancer Institute.
      Series[U.S.] Public Health Service. Publication, no. 547
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC276 .U55 1958
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p.
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6264229M
      LC Control Number58060558
      OCLC/WorldCa3398916


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Extent of cancer illness in the United States. [Washington, ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: National Cancer Institute (U.S.) OCLC Number: Description: vii, 23 pages illustrations. Series Title: Public Health Service publication, no.

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