What women want: convenient appointment times for cervical screening tests

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What women want: convenient appointment times for cervical screening tests. / Olowokure, Babatunde; Caswell, M; Duggal, Harsh.

In: European journal of cancer care, Vol. 15, No. 5, 01.12.2006, p. 489-92.

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Olowokure, Babatunde ; Caswell, M ; Duggal, Harsh. / What women want: convenient appointment times for cervical screening tests. In: European journal of cancer care. 2006 ; Vol. 15, No. 5. pp. 489-92.

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