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Cancer epidemiology

Isabel dos Santos Silva

Cancer epidemiology

principles and methods

by Isabel dos Santos Silva

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Published by International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neoplasms -- epidemiology,
  • Epidemiologic Methods

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-435) and index.

    Statementby Isabel dos Santos Silva.
    ContributionsInternational Agency for Research on Cancer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 442 p. :
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17840824M
    ISBN 109283204050
    OCLC/WorldCa41591509

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