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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Carcinogenesis -- Mathematical models.,
  • Carcinogens -- Dose-response relationships.,
  • Cancer -- Risk factors.,
  • Cancer -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Health risk assessment -- Mathematical models.,
  • Health risk assessment -- Statistical methods.,
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug.,
  • Models, Theoretical.,
  • Neoplasms -- prevention & control.,
  • Risk.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCharles D. Holland, Robert L. Sielken, Jr.
ContributionsSielken, Robert L.
LC ClassificationsRC268.5 .H64 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 386 p. :
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1741533M
ISBN 100131171100
LC Control Number92048367

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