Histological typing of lung and pleural tumours / W. D. Travis ... [et al.] ; in collaboration with L. B. Sobin and pathologists from 14 countries, 3rd ed
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Travis, William D, Colby, T. V, Corrin, B, Shimosato, Y, Brambilla, Elisabeth. et al. (1999). Histological typing of lung and pleural tumours / W. D. Travis ... [et al.] ; in collaboration with L. B. Sobin and pathologists from 14 countries, 3rd ed. Berlin : Springer Verlag. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/42806
International histological classification of tumours ; no. 1
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Second edition published by the World Health Organization in 1981
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