TITLE

Fire Both Barrels

AUTHOR(S)
Gorman, Christine
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);03/08/1999, Issue 10, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents findings from a study done by the National Cancer Institute which found that treating cervical cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation treatment resulted in more women being cured. Statistics on the disease; Use of the drug cisplatin. INSETS: Brain Building;Pregnant Pause;Honeymoon Over?;There Is a Season, by Janice M. Horowitz
ACCESSION #
1606885

 

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