Progress against breast cancer what you can do about it by National Institutes of Health (U.S.)

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Published by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in [Bethesda, Md.] .

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SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (NIH) 80-2041, DHEW publication -- no. (NIH) 80-2041
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Progress against breast cancer. [Rockville, Md.] ( Fishers Lane, Rockville ): [Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Food and Drug Administration, Office of Public Affairs, ] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Progress against breast cancer. [Rockville, Md.: Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Food and Drug Administration, Office of Public Affairs, ] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marian Segal; United States.

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In the case of permitted digital reproduction, please credit the National Cancer Institute as the source and link to the original NCI product using the original product's title; e.g., “Maximizing the Prospects for Progress Against Cancer was originally published by the National Cancer Institute.”.

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