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Psychosocial needs in cancer patients related to religious belief. / McIllmurray, M. B.; Francis, B. J.; Harman, J. C.; Morris, S. M.; Soothill, K. L.; Thomas, C.

In: Palliative Medicine, Vol. 17, No. 1, 01.01.2003, p. 49-54.

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McIllmurray, MB, Francis, BJ, Harman, JC, Morris, SM, Soothill, KL & Thomas, C 2003, 'Psychosocial needs in cancer patients related to religious belief.', Palliative Medicine, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 49-54. https://doi.org/10.1191/0269216303pm660oa

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McIllmurray, M. B. ; Francis, B. J. ; Harman, J. C. ; Morris, S. M. ; Soothill, K. L. ; Thomas, C. / Psychosocial needs in cancer patients related to religious belief. In: Palliative Medicine. 2003 ; Vol. 17, No. 1. pp. 49-54.

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