Heredity, cancer by Ernest Francis Bashford

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Published by John Bale, Sons & Danielsson in London .

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  • Neoplasms, genetics

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Statementby E.F. Bashford
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
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Open LibraryOL26279514M

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