Cancer patient access to unapproved treatments hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, February 29, 1996. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .E5546 1996a
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Paginationiii, 71 p. ;
Number of Pages71
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Open LibraryOL576887M
ISBN 100160526124
LC Control Number96164619

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