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Cancer as a women"s issue

Cancer as a women"s issue

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Published by Third Side Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer in women -- Social aspects.,
  • Cancer in women -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Cancer in women -- Political aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-201) and index.

    StatementMidge Stocker, editor.
    SeriesWomen/cancer/fear/power series ;, v. 1
    ContributionsStocker, Midge, 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC281.W65 C35 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219 p. ;
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1531317M
    ISBN 101879427028
    LC Control Number91008809

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