Exercise and relaxation intervention for patients with advanced lung cancer: a qualitative feasibility study

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Exercise and relaxation intervention for patients with advanced lung cancer : a qualitative feasibility study. / Adamsen, Lis; Stage, M; Laursen, J; Rørth, M; Quist, M.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2012, p. 804-815.

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Adamsen, L, Stage, M, Laursen, J, Rørth, M & Quist, M 2012, 'Exercise and relaxation intervention for patients with advanced lung cancer: a qualitative feasibility study', Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 804-815. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01323.x

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Adamsen, L., Stage, M., Laursen, J., Rørth, M., & Quist, M. (2012). Exercise and relaxation intervention for patients with advanced lung cancer: a qualitative feasibility study. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 22(6), 804-815. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01323.x

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Adamsen L, Stage M, Laursen J, Rørth M, Quist M. Exercise and relaxation intervention for patients with advanced lung cancer: a qualitative feasibility study. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 2012;22(6):804-815. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01323.x

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Adamsen, Lis ; Stage, M ; Laursen, J ; Rørth, M ; Quist, M. / Exercise and relaxation intervention for patients with advanced lung cancer : a qualitative feasibility study. In: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 2012 ; Vol. 22, No. 6. pp. 804-815.

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