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Cancer in families

Douglas Power Murphy

Cancer in families

a study of the relatives of 200 breast cancer probands

by Douglas Power Murphy

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Commonwealth Fund in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer.,
  • Breast -- Cancer.,
  • Medical genetics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Douglas P. Murphy [and] Helen Abbey.
    ContributionsAbbey, Helen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC262 .M8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 76 p.
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6272802M
    LC Control Number59010320
    OCLC/WorldCa14612596

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