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Electronic monitoring of symptoms and syndromes associated with cancer: methods of a randomized controlled trial SAKK 95/06 E-MOSAIC

  • David Blum1, 2,
  • Dieter Koeberle3,
  • Karin Ribi4,
  • Shu-Fang Hsu Schmitz5, 7,
  • Urs Utiger6,
  • Dirk Klingbiel5 and
  • Florian Strasser1Email author
BMC Palliative Care201211:19

Received: 14 September 2012

Accepted: 19 September 2012

Published: 24 September 2012

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14 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
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Resubmission - Version 2
19 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
24 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-11-19

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Authors’ Affiliations

Oncological Palliative Medicine, Section Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Centre
European Palliative Research Center; Dept. Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, NTNU, Faculty of Medicine
Oncology, Dept. Internal Medicine and Palliative Centre, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen
IBCSG Coordinating Center, Quality of Life Office
Statistics Unit, SAKK Coordinating Center
Clinical Trial Management Unit, SAKK Coordinating Center
Institute of Mathematical Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Bern