By Eudocia Quant

Written by way of a scientific oncologist, Dx/Rx: mind Tumors is a concise, pocket-sized advisor that gives crucial details at the prognosis and administration of mind tumors. From tumors affecting the valuable and peripheral worried structures to neurologic problems of melanoma and melanoma treatments, it covers the main themes in neuro-oncology and is perfect for internists, neurologists, and oncologists. it's a must-have reference for at the ward or within the health center!

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