Vitamins and cancer prevention
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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English


  • Vitamin therapy.,
  • Cancer -- Chemoprevention.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by George A. Bray and Donna H. Ryan.
SeriesPennington Center nutrition series ;, v. 3
ContributionsBray, George A., Ryan, Donna H., Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation.
LC ClassificationsRC271.V58 V585 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 395 p. :
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1717158M
ISBN 100807117897
LC Control Number92019677

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