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Published by Blackwell Science in Oxford, Cambridge, Mass., USA .
Written in English


  • Prostate -- Cancer.,
  • Prostatic Neoplasms -- therapy.,
  • Prostatic Neoplasms -- diagnosis.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 96-103) and index.

StatementMalcolm J. Coptcoat.
LC ClassificationsRC280.P7 C68 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL804241M
ISBN 100865429294
LC Control Number95040740

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