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Drugs vs. cancer.

National Cancer Institute (U.S.)

Drugs vs. cancer.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antineoplastic agents

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDHEW publication ;, no. (NIH) 75-786, Research report (National Cancer Institute (U.S.))
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC271.C5 U64 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4852510M
    LC Control Number75601536


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