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Informal carers in cancer contexts. / Thomas, Carol; Morris, Sara M.

In: European Journal of Cancer Care, Vol. 11, No. 3, 09.2002, p. 178-182.

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Thomas, C & Morris, SM 2002, 'Informal carers in cancer contexts.', European Journal of Cancer Care, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 178-182. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2354.2002.00336.x

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Thomas, C., & Morris, S. M. (2002). Informal carers in cancer contexts. European Journal of Cancer Care, 11(3), 178-182. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2354.2002.00336.x

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Thomas C, Morris SM. Informal carers in cancer contexts. European Journal of Cancer Care. 2002 Sep;11(3):178-182. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2354.2002.00336.x

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Thomas, Carol ; Morris, Sara M. / Informal carers in cancer contexts. In: European Journal of Cancer Care. 2002 ; Vol. 11, No. 3. pp. 178-182.

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