TITLE

High dose rate endobronchial brachytherapy for the treatment of lung cancer: current status and indications

AUTHOR(S)
Barber, P; Stout, R
PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
Thorax;Apr1996, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p345
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66013281

 

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