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Cancer Control: Knowledge into Action: WHO Guide for Effective Programmes: Module 5: Palliative Care. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2007.

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Cancer Control: Knowledge into Action: WHO Guide for Effective Programmes: Module 5: Palliative Care.

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