Medical Oncology and Tumor Pharmacotherapy

, Volume 4, Issue 3–4, pp 121–123 | Cite as

Cancer risks in perspective

  • Peter Reizenstein


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© Pergamon Press Ltd. 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Reizenstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of HematologyKarolinska HospitalStockholmSweden

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