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Brain tumors by Harry Greenberg

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Brain -- Tumors.,
  • Brain Neoplasms.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementHarry S. Greenberg, William F. Chandler, Howard M. Sandler.
SeriesContemporary neurology series ;, 54
ContributionsChandler, William F., Sandler, Howard M. 1956-
LC ClassificationsRC280.B7 G74 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 350 p. :
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL367298M
ISBN 10019512958X
LC Control Number98027811

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