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Disclosure of cancer diagnosis and prognosis: a survey of the general public's attitudes toward doctors and family holding discretionary powers

  • Hiroaki Miyata1Email author,
  • Hisateru Tachimori2,
  • Miyako Takahashi1,
  • Tami Saito1 and
  • Ichiro Kai1
BMC Medical Ethics20045:7

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6939-5-7

Received: 17 June 2004

Accepted: 01 December 2004

Published: 01 December 2004

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Original Submission
17 Jun 2004 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Jul 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gertraud Maskarinec
26 Jul 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Antonella Surbone
21 Oct 2004 Author responded Author comments - Hiroaki Miyata
Resubmission - Version 3
21 Oct 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Nov 2004 Author responded Author comments - Hiroaki Miyata
Resubmission - Version 4
5 Nov 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 4
8 Nov 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gertraud Maskarinec
26 Nov 2004 Author responded Author comments - Hiroaki Miyata
Resubmission - Version 5
26 Nov 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
1 Dec 2004 Editorially accepted
1 Dec 2004 Article published 10.1186/1472-6939-5-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Social Gerontology, School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo
(2)
National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

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