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Epidemiological approaches to the study of cancer and other chronic diseases.

William Haenszel

Epidemiological approaches to the study of cancer and other chronic diseases.

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Published by National Cancer Institute; (For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt Print. Off.) in Bethesda, Md .
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    Subjects:
  • Dorn, Harold Fred, -- 1906-1963.,
  • Cancer -- Research.,
  • Epidemiology.,
  • Cardiovascular system -- Diseases.

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    SeriesNational Cancer Institute monograph -- 19
    The Physical Object
    Pagination464 p. :
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20313099M


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