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Biostatistics in the study of human cancer

Biostatistics in the study of human cancer

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Published by National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in [Research Triangle Park, NC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Research -- Statistical methods -- Congresses,
  • Biometry -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEnvironmental health perspectives -- v. 102, suppl. 8, DHHS publication -- no. (NIH) 94-218, NIH publication -- no. (NIH) 94-218, NIH publication -- no. 94-218
    ContributionsNational Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Japan-US Biostatistics Conference on the Study of Human Cancer (4th : 1993 : Tokyo, Japan)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14959228M

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