Recent advances in prostate cancer
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Recent advances in prostate cancer basic science discoveries and clinical advances by Donald Tindall

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Published by World Scientific Publishing in Singapore .
Written in English


  • Prostate,
  • Cancer,
  • Diagnosis,
  • Treatment

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors: Donald J. Tindall, Peter T. Scardino
LC ClassificationsRC280.P7 R43 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 671 p. :
Number of Pages671
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25112853M
ISBN 109814329452
ISBN 109789814329453
LC Control Number2011499696

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