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The complete guide to complementary therapies in cancer care essential information for patients, survivors and health professionals by Barrie R. Cassileth

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Published by World Scientific in Singapore, Hackensack, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alternative treatment,
  • Cancer,
  • Tumors,
  • Neoplasms,
  • Therapy,
  • Treatment,
  • Alternative medicine,
  • Complementary Therapies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesComplementary therapies in cancer care
StatementBarrie R. Cassileth
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC271.A62 C368 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25151939M
ISBN 109814335169
ISBN 109789814335164
LC Control Number2011293558
OCLC/WorldCa668197924

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