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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in [Bethesda,, Md.?], Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Cancer -- United States -- Patients.,
  • Infection.

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Other titlesSupport care of the cancer patient.
StatementKenneth McCredie, consulting reviewer.
SeriesOncology overview
ContributionsMcCredie, Kenneth B., 1935-, National Cancer Institute (U.S.), International Cancer Research Data Bank., Cancer Information Dissemination and Analysis Center for Diagnosis and Therapy.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 109 p. ;
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17549848M

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