TITLE

smoker's cancer

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2018
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "smoker's cancer" is presented. It refers to the cancer of the lip, throat or lung, that is caused by irritation from excessive smoking.
ACCESSION #
21245871

 

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