Mandated coverage for clinical trials for cancer treatments
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Mandated coverage for clinical trials for cancer treatments report of the Special Advisory Commission on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia. by Virginia. Special Advisory Commission on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits.

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Published by Commonwealth of Virginia in Richmond .
Written in English



  • Virginia.


  • Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Virginia,
  • Insurance, Health -- Virginia,
  • Clinical trials -- Virginia,
  • Drugs -- Testing

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SeriesHouse document ;, no. 81, House document (Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates) ;, 2000, no. 81.
LC ClassificationsJ87 .V9 2000c no. 81, RC271.C5 .V9 2000c no. 81
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. (various pagings) ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6831852M
LC Control Number00325475

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