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Cancer in Nigeria

Nigerian Cancer Society. Conference

Cancer in Nigeria

proceedings of the Nigerian Cancer Society Conference, December 1979

by Nigerian Cancer Society. Conference

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Published by Published for the Nigerian Cancer Society by Ibadan University Press, Pub. House in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Cancer -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Cancer -- Nigeria -- Statistics -- Congresses.,
    • Cancer -- Nigeria -- Treatment -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by T.F. Solanke ... [et al.].
      SeriesIbadan University Press tropical medicine series ;, 2, Ibadan tropical medicine series ;, 2.
      ContributionsSolanke, T. F., Nigerian Cancer Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA645.C3 N54 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 267 p. :
      Number of Pages267
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2590897M
      ISBN 109781211318
      LC Control Number85143118
      OCLC/WorldCa11120153

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