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Implementation and scientific evaluation of rehabilitative sports groups for prostate cancer patients: study protocol of the ProRehab Study

  • Eva M Zopf1Email author,
  • Moritz Braun2,
  • Stefan Machtens3,
  • Jürgen Zumbé4,
  • Wilhelm Bloch1 and
  • Freerk T Baumann1
BMC Cancer201212:312

Received: 26 March 2012

Accepted: 6 July 2012

Published: 24 July 2012

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26 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
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26 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
24 Jul 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-312

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Cardiovascular Research and Sport Medicine, Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine, German Sport University Cologne
Heilig-Geist-Hospital Cologne-Longerich
Marien Hospital Bergisch Gladbach
Clinical Centre Leverkusen