Atlas of U.S. cancer mortality among whites : 1950-1980

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Statementby Linda Williams Pickle, Thomas J. Maso, Neil Howard, Robert Hoover, Joseph F. Fraumeni. Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Etiology, National Cancer Institute.
SeriesDHHS publication ; no. (NIH) 87-2900, DHHS publication -- no. (NIH) 87-2900.
ContributionsPickle, Linda Williams., National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Epidemiology Branch.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 184 p. :
Number of Pages184
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Open LibraryOL14739782M

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Atlas for US Cancer Mortality Among Non-Whites: or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Articles from British Journal of Cancer are provided here courtesy of policy. NLM. NIH. DHHS. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Rockville Pike, Author: R.A.

Cartwright. Book Notes | 1 January Atlas of U.S. Cancer Mortality Among Whites: Abstract. Epidemiologic studies of cancer incidence and mortality by specific sites provide investigators with important clues concerning targeting research into potential etiologies as well as cataloguing changes in survival patterns with time.

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