TITLE

Letter: Serum calcitonin and thyroid carcinoma

AUTHOR(S)
Greenberg, P; MacIntyre, I
PUB. DATE
July 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;7/27/1974, Vol. 3 Issue 5925, p256
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64111231

 

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