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Talking with your doctor

Canada. Health Canada.

Talking with your doctor

communication basics for cancer patients : workshop kit.

by Canada. Health Canada.

  • 268 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Health Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Patients.,
  • Physician and patient.,
  • Oral communication.,
  • Interpersonal relations.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTalking tools series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 21 p.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20740610M
    ISBN 100662295102
    OCLC/WorldCa47271338

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