Bibliography on the epidemiology of cancer. by World Health Organization

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Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, Import, Author: World Health Organization. The book opens with a section devoted to the historical background of our knowledge of cancer and important medical/nonmedical personalities.

The next section deals with the etiology of cancer--its genesis, epidemiology, pathology, and research and control. The largest part of the bibliography is devoted to the individual malignant by: Bibliography on the epidemiology of cancer, Genève, (OCoLC) Online version: World Health Organization.

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