Head and neck cancer recurrence
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Head and neck cancer recurrence evidence-based, multidisciplinary management by Hisham M. Mehanna

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Published by Thieme in Stuttgart .
Written in English


  • Chemoradiotherapy,
  • Therapy,
  • Evidence-Based Medicine,
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms,
  • Patient Care Team,
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Hisham M. Mehanna, K. Kian Ang ; with contributions by Oludolapo O. Adesanya ... [et al.].
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25323963M
ISBN 109783131473912, 9783131645715
LC Control Number2012019185

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