Gliomas current concepts in biology, diagnosis, and therapy by Symposium on Cerebral Gliomas University of Chicago 1974.

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  • Gliomas -- Congresses.,
  • Brain neoplasms -- Congresses.,
  • Glioma -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by J. Hekmatpanah.
SeriesRecent results in cancer research ;, 51
ContributionsHekmatpanah, Javad, 1934- ed., Schweizerische Nationalliga für Krebsbekämpfung und Krebsforschung.
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LC ClassificationsRC261 .R35 vol. 51, RC280.B7 .R35 vol. 51
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Paginationx, 164 p. :
Number of Pages164
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Open LibraryOL5065885M
ISBN 100387070869
LC Control Number74032388

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