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Drugs & Therapy Perspectives

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 13–16 | Cite as

Vinorelbine-based regimens for NSCLC make pharmacoeconomic sense

Drug Economics and Quality of Life

Keywords

Vinorelbine Road Traffic Accident Good Supportive Care Vindesine Median Survival Duration 
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