TITLE

Radiation oncology

PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS81
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Prospective evaluation of the late effects of radiation therapy (RT) on the eye,' by J. Waldron et al.
ACCESSION #
9708175984

 

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