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Improving comprehension for cancer patients with low literacy skills: Strategies for clinicians†
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Copyright © 1998 American Cancer Society
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Volume 48, Issue 3, pages 151–162, May/June 1998
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Doak, C. C., Doak, L. G., Friedell, G. H. and Meade, C. D. (1998), Improving comprehension for cancer patients with low literacy skills: Strategies for clinicians. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 48: 151–162. doi: 10.3322/canjclin.48.3.151
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