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Prevalence and correlates of cancer survivors’ supportive care needs 6 months after diagnosis: a population-based cross-sectional study

  • Allison W Boyes1Email author,
  • Afaf Girgis2,
  • Catherine D’Este1, 3 and
  • Alison C Zucca1
BMC Cancer201212:150

Received: 14 October 2011

Accepted: 18 April 2012

Published: 18 April 2012

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Original Submission
14 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alex Molassiotis
24 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Doris Howell
7 Feb 2012 Author responded Author comments - Allison Boyes
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Feb 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Apr 2012 Editorially accepted
18 Apr 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-150

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Authors’ Affiliations

Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle & Hunter Medical Research Institute
Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, University of New South Wales
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Newcastle