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Guidance on the structure and function of cancer centres.

Guidance on the structure and function of cancer centres.

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Published by Board of Faculty of Clinical Oncology, Royal College of Radiologists in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Care -- England.,
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Care -- Wales.,
  • Cancer -- Treatment -- England.,
  • Cancer -- Treatment -- Wales.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    ContributionsRoyal College of Radiologists (Great Britain). Board of Faculty of Clinical Oncology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19604282M
    ISBN 101872599206
    OCLC/WorldCa34731845

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