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Genetic Counselling in Oncology the Role of Molecular Tests in Oncology

Dorota Nowakowska1

Genetic Counseling Unit, The Maria Skłodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Warsaw1

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Citation Information: Polish Journal of Surgery. Volume 81, Issue 10, Pages 491–495, ISSN (Print) 0032-373X, DOI: 10.2478/v10035-009-0080-3, November 2009

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Genetic Counselling in Oncology the Role of Molecular Tests in Oncology

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