Cancer Research: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Seventy-ninth Congress, Second Session, on S. 1875, a Bill to Authorize and Request the President to Undertake to Mobilize at Some Convenient Place in the United States an Adequate Number of the World's Outstanding Experts, and Coordinate and Utilize Their Services in a Supreme Endeavor to Discover Means of Curing and Preventing Cancer, July 1, 2, and 3, 1946

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - 227 pages
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