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Living with terminal cancer

Robert Shepherd

Living with terminal cancer

by Robert Shepherd

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Published by Maclean Hunter Limited in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shepherd, Robert, -- 1921-1990 -- Health.,
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Biography.,
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDr. Robert Shepherd chronicles his passing.
    StatementRobert Shepherd.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20637188M

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