The biology and molecular genetics of lung cancer
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The biology and molecular genetics of lung cancer by Adi F. Gazdar

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Published by R.G. Landes, Distributed worldwide by CRC Press in Austin, Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English


  • Lungs -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects.,
  • Lungs -- Cancer -- Molecular aspects.,
  • Oncogenes.,
  • Lung Neoplasms -- genetics.,
  • Lung Neoplasms -- physiopathology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAdi F. Gazdar, David P. Carbone.
SeriesMedical intelligence unit, Medical intelligence unit (Unnumbered)
ContributionsCarbone, David P.
LC ClassificationsRC280.L8 G39 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1079028M
ISBN 101570590087
LC Control Number94002335

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