Poster Presentation COSA-IPOS Joint Scientific Meeting 2012

Are there differences between the written and the oral means of screening psychosocial distress with the Distress Thermometer in cancer patients? (#444)

Sheng Hui Hsu 1 , Ging-Long Wang 1 , An-Chen Feng 1 , Yi-Chen Hou 1 , Chih-Tao Cheng 1
  1. Sun Yet Sen cancer center, Pei-Tou District, Taipe, Taiwan
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