Adjuvant radiotherapy for early breast cancer: patterns of practice in Ontario

Whelan, Timothy; Marcellus, Deborah; Clark, Roy; Levine, Mark
November 1993
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/1/1993, Vol. 149 Issue 9, p1273
Academic Journal
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