Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 205–207 | Cite as

Reduction of model for the spread of cancer in the uterus; arbitrary specific growth rate

  • G. W. Swan
Letter to the editor


Specific Growth Rate Mathematical Biology Rate Coefficient Diffusion Equation Convection Term 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. W. Swan
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ArizonaTucson

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