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Published by American Cancer Society in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Mouth -- Cancer

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

SeriesProfessional education publication
ContributionsBaker, Harvey Willis, 1918-
LC ClassificationsRC280M6 O57
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18835949M

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