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20th anniversary of the National Cancer Act hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, September 24, 1991. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.

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Other titlesTwentieth anniversary of the National Cancer Act.
LC ClassificationsKF27 .E553 1991y
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1359913M
ISBN 100160370132
LC Control Number92600610

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