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ASO Author Reflections: Palliative Care and Aggressive End-of-Life Care: A Surgeon’s Reflections on Priorities for the Future

  • Shaila J. Merchant
ASO Author Reflections
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Disclosure

The author has no conflicts of interest.

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© Society of Surgical Oncology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of General Surgery and Surgical OncologyQueen’s UniversityKingstonCanada

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