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Design of cancer chemotherapy

experimental and clinical approaches

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Published by S. Karger in Basel, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Chemotherapy.,
  • Antineoplastic agents -- Testing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementvolume editors, E. Mihich and S. Eckhardt.
    SeriesAntibiotics and chemotherapy ;, v. 28, Antibiotics and chemotherapy ;, vol. 28.
    ContributionsMihich, Enrico., Eckhardt, S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM260 .A55 vol. 28, RC271.C5 .A55 vol. 28
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4234073M
    ISBN 10380550411X
    LC Control Number80514624

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