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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English


  • Cancer -- Treatment -- Evaluation,
  • Outcome assessment (Medical care),
  • Neoplasms -- therapy,
  • Health Status Indicators,
  • Quality of Life,
  • Treatment Outcome

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Joseph Lipscomb, Carolyn C. Gotay, Claire Snyder.
ContributionsLipscomb, Joseph., Gotay, Carolyn C., 1951-, Snyder, Claire, 1973-
LC ClassificationsRC270.8 .O93 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 662 p. :
Number of Pages662
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19152505M
ISBN 10052183890, 0521838908, 0052183890
LC Control Number2004054539

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