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2 edition of Cancer of the skin found in the catalog.

Cancer of the skin

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Published by Elsevier Saunders in [Edinburgh?, New York?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skin,
  • Cancer,
  • Skin Neoplasms

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Darrell S. Rigel ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.S5 C352 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 698 p. :
    Number of Pages698
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25095213M
    ISBN 101437717888, 0702039950
    ISBN 109781437717884, 9780702039959
    LC Control Number2011284466
    OCLC/WorldCa663444993


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