Treatment optimization for lung cancer from classical to innovative procedures : IASLC international workshop, 24-27 June, 1998, Annecy, France by

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  • Lungs -- Cancer -- Treatment -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by Françoise Mornex, Paul Van Houtte.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsHoutte, Paul van, 1949-, Mornex, Françoise., International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.
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LC ClassificationsRC280.L8 T754 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination259 p. :
Number of Pages259
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Open LibraryOL21228334M
ISBN 102842990897

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