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Dynamics of Cancer

Incidence, Inheritance, and Evolution (Princeton Series in Evolutionary Biology)

by Steven A. Frank

  • 233 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • DNA,
  • Hereditary diseases & disorders,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics,
  • Oncology,
  • Biological Sciences,
  • Age factors,
  • Cancer,
  • Carcinogenesis,
  • Genetic aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11182994M
    ISBN 100691133662
    ISBN 109780691133669

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