Cancer: What You Need to Know (cont.)
American Institute for Cancer Research, A Resource Guide For Those Living With Cancer
National Cancer Institute, Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Medically reviewed by Jay B. Zatzkin, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/21/2014
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
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