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Cervical cancer by Kris Hirschmann

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Published by Lucent Books/Gale, Cengage Learning in Detroit .
Written in English


  • Cervix uteri,
  • Popular works,
  • Cancer

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-90) and index.

StatementKris Hirschmann
SeriesDiseases and disorders
LC ClassificationsRC280.U8 H57 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24912974M
ISBN 101420502166
ISBN 109781420502169
LC Control Number2009043795

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