Vol 70, No 6 (2020)
Letter to the Editor
Published online: 2020-12-04

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The need for individual testing of applications aimed at early detection of skin cancer

Jelle Stans1
Nowotwory. Journal of Oncology 2020;70(6):276-277.


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