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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Cancer -- Radiotherapy.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementcontributors, K.K. Ang ... [et al.] ; edited by H. Rodney Withers and Lester J. Peters ; foreword by Luther W. Brady and Hans-Peter Heilmann.
SeriesMedical radiology
ContributionsAng, K. K., Withers, H. Rodney 1932-, Peters, Lester J., 1942-
LC ClassificationsRC271.R3 I44 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 329 p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2390156M
ISBN 10038717818X
LC Control Number87019426

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