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Experiencing neutropenia: Quality of life interviews with adult cancer patients

  • Barry V Fortner1, 2Email author,
  • Kurt W Tauer1,
  • Ted Okon2,
  • Arthur C Houts1, 2 and
  • Lee S Schwartzberg1
BMC Nursing20054:4

Received: 04 February 2005

Accepted: 08 July 2005

Published: 08 July 2005

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Original Submission
4 Feb 2005 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Mar 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Trimmel
17 Apr 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paolo Pedrazzoli
23 May 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Christine Miaskowski
22 Jun 2005 Author responded Author comments - Barry V Fortner
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Jun 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Jul 2005 Editorially accepted
8 Jul 2005 Article published 10.1186/1472-6955-4-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

West Clinic, 100 Humphreys Blvd Suite 100
Supportive Oncology Services and Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network, 1790 Kirby Parkway