Using Cognition to Predict the Ability to Understand Medical Treatment in Brain and Metastatic Cancer.

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Summary of "Using Cognition to Predict the Ability to Understand Medical Treatment in Brain and Metastatic Cancer."

To determine if cognition can identify persons with cancer at high risk for the impaired ability to understand treatment decisions.


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Name: Psycho-oncology
ISSN: 1099-1611


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