Presented at the National Conference on Breast Cancer, Boston, Massachusetts, August 26–28, 1993.
Influence of physician communication on newly diagnosed breast patients' psychologic adjustment and decision-making†
Article first published online: 18 NOV 2009
Copyright © 1994 American Cancer Society
Supplement: An Interdisciplinary International Journal of the American Cancer Society
Volume 74, Issue Supplement S1, pages 336–341, January 1994
How to Cite
Roberts, C. S., Cox, C. E., Reintgen, D. S., Baile, W. F. and Gibertini, M. (1994), Influence of physician communication on newly diagnosed breast patients' psychologic adjustment and decision-making. Cancer, 74: 336–341. doi: 10.1002/cncr.2820741319
- Issue published online: 18 NOV 2009
- Article first published online: 18 NOV 2009
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