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Recruiting Terminally Ill Patients into Non-Therapeutic Oncology Studies: views of Health Professionals

  • Erika Kleiderman1Email author,
  • Denise Avard1,
  • Lee Black1,
  • Zuanel Diaz2,
  • Caroline Rousseau2 and
  • Bartha Maria Knoppers1
BMC Medical Ethics201213:33

Received: 17 July 2012

Accepted: 29 November 2012

Published: 5 December 2012

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Original Submission
17 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eduardo Rodriguez
4 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carolyn Ells
13 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Erika Kleiderman
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
5 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6939-13-33

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre of Genomics and Policy, Faculty of Medicine, Dept of Human Genetics, McGill University
Québec-Clinical Research Organization in Cancer (Q-CROC), Jewish General Hospital