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Principles of successful radiation therapy

Order, Stanley E.

Principles of successful radiation therapy

by Order, Stanley E.

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Published by G. K. Hall in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tumors -- Radiotherapy.,
  • Tumors -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementStanley E. Order, Joyce Kopicky, Steven A. Leibel.
    ContributionsKopicky, Joyce, joint author., Leibel, Steven A., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC271.R3 O72
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4399276M
    ISBN 100816121508
    LC Control Number79000039

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