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Open Peer Review Reports for: The second Symptom Management Research Trial in Oncology (SMaRT Oncology-2): a randomised trial to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a complex intervention for major depressive disorder to usual care for cancer patients

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Original Submission
12 Nov 2008 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Dec 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Vickers
1 Feb 2009 Author responded Author comments - Jane Walker
Resubmission - Version 2
1 Feb 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 2
30 Mar 2009 Editorially accepted
30 Mar 2009 Article published 10.1186/1745-6215-10-18

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