The illness and death of Eva Perón: cancer, politics, and secrecy

  title={The illness and death of Eva Per{\'o}n: cancer, politics, and secrecy},
  author={Barron H. Lerner},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • B. Lerner
  • Published 3 June 2000
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • The Lancet
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