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Malignancy and evolution

Roberts, Morley

Malignancy and evolution

a biological inquiry into the nature and causes of cancer

by Roberts, Morley

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Published by E. Nash & Grayson limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer.,
  • Pathology.,
  • Evolution.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Morley Roberts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC261 .R63
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 19-319, [1] p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6690360M
    LC Control Number26011428
    OCLC/WorldCa5655267

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