Disease progression and carcinogenesis in the gastrointestinal tract
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Disease progression and carcinogenesis in the gastrointestinal tract proceedings of Falk Symposium 132 (part III of the Gastroenterology Week), held in Freiburg, Germany, October 9-10, 2002 by Falk Symposium (132nd 2002 Freiburg, Germany)

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Published by Kluwer Academic in Dordrecht, London .
Written in English


  • Digestive organs -- Cancer -- Congresses.,
  • Gastrointestinal system -- Diseases -- Congresses.,
  • Gastrointestinal system -- Carcinogenesis -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by P.R. Galle ... [et al.].
SeriesFalk symposium -- 132
ContributionsGalle, P. R.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22575591M
ISBN 100792387856

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