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Lauren Vedder Ackerman - bibliography

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Biography

American phsycian, born March 12, 1905, Auburn, Cayuga, New York; died July 27, 1993.

Bibliography

  • L. V. Ackerman, Juan Angel del Regato:
    Cancer: diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
    St. Louis, Mosby, 1947.
  • R. L. Kempson:
    A tribute to Lauren V. Ackerman. Cancer, 1993, 72: 3137-3138.

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