Radiation oncology

August 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS87
Academic Journal
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Upper aerodigestive tract cancer in Ontario and the United States,' by D. Skarsgard et al.


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