Delivering Bad News: When My Patient Was My Own Mother

Mamak Tahmasebi (1)
(1) Gynecologist, Palliative Medicine Fellowship, Cancer Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran, Iran, Islamic Republic of

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Mamak Tahmasebi
mamaktahma@yahoo.com (Primary Contact)
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Tahmasebi M. Delivering Bad News: When My Patient Was My Own Mother. Arch Breast Cancer [Internet]. 2019 Feb. 28 [cited 2024 Apr. 18];:4-5. Available from: https://archbreastcancer.com/index.php/abc/article/view/233

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