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psychological variables in human cancer

Gengerelli, J. A.

psychological variables in human cancer

a symposium presented at the Veterans Administration Hospital Long Beach, California, October 23, 1953.

by Gengerelli, J. A.

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Published by Univ. of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA symposium: the psychological variables in human cancer
    StatementEd. by Joseph A. Gengerelli and Frank J. Kirkner.
    ContributionsKirkner, Frank J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC262 .G4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p.
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6157555M
    LC Control Number54011926
    OCLC/WorldCa14673530

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