Cancer treatment and research in humanistic perspective

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  • Cancer -- Treatment.,
  • Medicine -- Philosophy.,
  • Humanistic ethics.,
  • Humanism.,
  • Neoplasms -- therapy.,
  • Research.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Book details

StatementSteven C. Gross, Solomon Garb, editors ; foreword by R. Lee Clark.
ContributionsGross, Steven C., Garb, Solomon, 1920-
LC ClassificationsRC270.8 .C383 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2857589M
ISBN 100826147607
LC Control Number84020205

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