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Computers in radiotherapy planning

Raymond G. Wood

Computers in radiotherapy planning

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Published by Research Studies Press in Chichester [West Sussex], New York .
Written in English

  • Radiotherapy -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRaymond G. Wood.
    SeriesMedical computing series ;, 5
    LC ClassificationsRM849 .W663 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 171 p., [1] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3524349M
    ISBN 100471099945
    LC Control Number82108915

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