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Endocrine complications of laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer

  • K. S. B. Smith (a1) and R. E. Quiney (a1)


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Dr. K. S. B. Smith, ‘Willow Lodge’, 12 Cedar Road, Berkhamsted, Herts.


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  • EISSN: 1748-5460
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