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Open Peer Review Reports for: Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of an outcall program to reduce carer burden and depression among carers of cancer patients [PROTECT]: rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial

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Original Submission
29 Jul 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Dec 2013 Author responded Author comments - Trish Livingston
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Dec 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Dec 2013 Editorially accepted
6 Jan 2014 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-14-5

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