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Patients' and doctors' perception of long-term morbidity in patients with testicular cancer clinical stage I - A descriptive pilot study

Bibliographic reference Fossa, SD. ; Moynihan, C ; Serbouti, S. Patients' and doctors' perception of long-term morbidity in patients with testicular cancer clinical stage I - A descriptive pilot study. In: Supportive Care in Cancer, Vol. 4, no. 2, p. 118-128 (1996)
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