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Breast Cancer in the Life Course

Women"s Experiences (Springer Series on Social Work)

by Julianne S. Oktay

  • 77 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Springer Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal Health,
  • Interviews,
  • Breast Cancer,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Patients,
  • Age factors,
  • Breast,
  • Cancer

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8166018M
    ISBN 100826171109
    ISBN 109780826171108


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