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Cancer Control

Knowledge into Action
WHO Guide for Effective Programmes

Diagnosis and Treatment

Cancer Control

Knowledge into Action
WHO Guide for Effective Programmes

Diagnosis and Treatment

WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data Diagnosis and Treatment. (Cancer control : knowledge into action : WHO guide for effective programmes ; module 4.) 1. Neoplasms – diagnosis. 2. Neoplasms – therapy. 3. Early detection. 4. National health programs. 5. Guidelines. I.World Health Organization. II.Series. ISBN 978 92 4 154740 6 (NLM classification: QZ 241)

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