TITLE

Novel use of L-DOPA in the treatment of anorexia and asthenia associated with cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Lozano, Ramon Herreros
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Nov2002, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p548
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
54062963

 

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