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Joseph Greer, Ph.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Joseph Greer and Lara Traeger.
Connection Strength

4.633
  1. Traeger L, Rapoport C, Wright E, El-Jawahri A, Greer JA, Park ER, Jackson VA, Temel JS. Nature of Discussions about Systemic Therapy Discontinuation or Hospice among Patients, Families, and Palliative Care Clinicians during Care for Incurable Cancer: A Qualitative Study. J Palliat Med. 2020 04; 23(4):542-547.
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    Score: 0.235
  2. El-Jawahri A, Abel GA, Traeger L, Waldman L, Markovitz N, VanDusen H, Fathi A, Steensma DP, LeBlanc TW, Horick NK, DeAngelo DJ, Wadleigh M, Hobbs G, Foster J, Brunner AM, Amrein P, Stone RM, Temel JS, Greer JA. Quality of life and mood of older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) receiving intensive and non-intensive chemotherapy. Leukemia. 2019 10; 33(10):2393-2402.
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    Score: 0.225
  3. Greer JA, Jacobs J, Pensak N, MacDonald JJ, Fuh CX, Perez GK, Ward A, Tallen C, Muzikansky A, Traeger L, Penedo FJ, El-Jawahri A, Safren SA, Pirl WF, Temel JS. Randomized Trial of a Tailored Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Mobile Application for Anxiety in Patients with Incurable Cancer. Oncologist. 2019 08; 24(8):1111-1120.
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    Score: 0.222
  4. Nipp RD, El-Jawahri A, D'Arpino SM, Chan A, Fuh CX, Johnson PC, Lage DE, Wong RL, Pirl WF, Traeger L, Cashavelly BJ, Jackson VA, Ryan DP, Hochberg EP, Temel JS, Greer JA. Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder among hospitalized patients with cancer. Cancer. 2018 08; 124(16):3445-3453.
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    Score: 0.213
  5. Nipp RD, El-Jawahri A, Traeger L, Jacobs JM, Gallagher ER, Park ER, Jackson VA, Pirl WF, Temel JS, Greer JA. Differential effects of early palliative care based on the age and sex of patients with advanced cancer from a randomized controlled trial. Palliat Med. 2018 04; 32(4):757-766.
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    Score: 0.207
  6. Amoyal N, Nisotel L, Perez GK, Traeger L, Temel JS, Pirl WF, Safren SA, Greer JA. Mobile application of cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and advanced cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Oct 10; 33(29_suppl):220.
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    Score: 0.177
  7. Traeger L, McDonnell TM, McCarty CE, Greer JA, El-Jawahri A, Temel JS. Nursing intervention to enhance outpatient chemotherapy symptom management: Patient-reported outcomes of a randomized controlled trial. Cancer. 2015 Nov 01; 121(21):3905-13.
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    Score: 0.174
  8. Greer JA, MacDonald JJ, Vaughn J, Viscosi E, Traeger L, McDonnell T, Pirl WF, Temel JS. Pilot Study of a Brief Behavioral Intervention for Dyspnea in Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Dec; 50(6):854-60.
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    Score: 0.174
  9. Greer JA, Traeger L, Gallagher ER, Park ER, Jackson VA, Pirl WF, Temel JS. Which patients experience improved quality of life (QOL) and mood from early palliative care (PC)? J Clin Oncol. 2014 Nov; 32(31_suppl):16.
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    Score: 0.166
  10. Traeger L, Greer JA, Temel JS, McDonnell TM. Prevalence and correlates of patient symptom burden at initiation of curative chemotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Nov; 32(31_suppl):176.
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    Score: 0.166
  11. Traeger L, Eusebio J, Kuzmuk K, Vandusen H, Shin J, Greer JA, Pirl WF, Ballen KK, Spitzer TR, Graubert TA, McAfee SL, Dey B, Jackson VA, Chen YA, Temel JS. Patients' and family caregivers' (FC) quality of life (QOL) and mood during hospitalization for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT). J Clin Oncol. 2014 Nov; 32(31_suppl):160.
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    Score: 0.166
  12. Temel JS, Viscosi E, Vaughn JG, Traeger L, McDonnell TM, Pirl WF, Greer JA. Improving management of breathlessness in lung cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Nov; 32(31_suppl):220.
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    Score: 0.166
  13. Traeger L, Eusebio J, Kuzmuk K, Vandusen H, Shin J, Gallagher ER, Greer JA, Pirl WF, Ballen KK, Spitzer TR, Graubert TA, McAfee SL, Dey B, Jackson VA, Chen YA, Temel JS. Prognostic understanding, quality of life (QOL), and mood in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT). J Clin Oncol. 2014 Nov; 32(31_suppl):219.
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    Score: 0.166
  14. Greer JA, Traeger L, Bemis H, Solis J, Hendriksen ES, Park ER, Pirl WF, Temel JS, Prigerson HG, Safren SA. A pilot randomized controlled trial of brief cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety in patients with terminal cancer. Oncologist. 2012; 17(10):1337-45.
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    Score: 0.140
  15. Traeger L, Greer JA, Fernandez-Robles C, Temel JS, Pirl WF. Evidence-based treatment of anxiety in patients with cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Apr 10; 30(11):1197-205.
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    Score: 0.138
  16. Traeger L, Braun IM, Greer JA, Temel JS, Cashavelly B, Pirl WF. Parsing depression from fatigue in patients with cancer using the fatigue symptom inventory. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jul; 42(1):52-9.
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    Score: 0.129
  17. El-Jawahri A, Forst D, Fenech A, Brenner KO, Jankowski AL, Waldman L, Sereno I, Nipp R, Greer JA, Traeger L, Jackson V, Temel J. Relationship Between Perceptions of Treatment Goals and Psychological Distress in Patients With Advanced Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 Jul; 18(7):849-855.
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    Score: 0.061
  18. El-Jawahri A, Traeger L, Greer JA, Vanbenschoten O, Markovitz N, Cashavelly B, Tata LA, Nipp RD, Reynolds KL, Goyal L, Bhatt S, Fishman S, Horick N, Li Z, Volandes A, Temel JS. Randomized trial of a hospice video educational tool for patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers. Cancer. 2020 Aug 01; 126(15):3569-3578.
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    Score: 0.061
  19. Nipp RD, Temel B, Fuh CX, Kay P, Landay S, Lage D, Franco-Garcia E, Scott E, Stevens E, O'Malley T, Mohile S, Dale W, Traeger L, Hashmi AZ, Jackson V, Greer JA, El-Jawahri A, Temel JS. Pilot Randomized Trial of a Transdisciplinary Geriatric and Palliative Care Intervention for Older Adults With Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 05; 18(5):591-598.
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    Score: 0.061
  20. Nipp RD, Thompson LL, Temel B, Fuh CX, Server C, Kay PS, Landay S, Lage DE, Traeger L, Scott E, Jackson VA, Horick NK, Greer JA, El-Jawahri A, Temel JS. Screening Tool Identifies Older Adults With Cancer at Risk for Poor Outcomes. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 03; 18(3):305-313.
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    Score: 0.060
  21. El-Jawahri A, Jacobs JM, Nelson AM, Traeger L, Greer JA, Nicholson S, Waldman LP, Fenech AL, Jagielo AD, D'Alotto J, Horick N, Spitzer T, DeFilipp Z, Chen YA, Temel JS. Multimodal psychosocial intervention for family caregivers of patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: A randomized clinical trial. Cancer. 2020 Apr 15; 126(8):1758-1765.
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    Score: 0.059
  22. Thompson LL, Temel B, Fuh CX, Server C, Kay P, Landay S, Lage DE, Traeger L, Scott E, Jackson VA, Greer JA, El-Jawahri A, Temel JS, Nipp RD. Perceptions of medical status and treatment goal among older adults with advanced cancer. J Geriatr Oncol. 2020 Jul; 11(6):937-943.
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    Score: 0.059
  23. Fujisawa D, Temel JS, Greer JA, El-Jawahri A, Traeger L, Jacobs JM, Cutrono S, Pirl WF. Actigraphy as an assessment of performance status in patients with advanced lung cancer. Palliat Support Care. 2019 10; 17(5):574-578.
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    Score: 0.058
  24. Jacobs JM, Fishman S, Sommer R, Sereno I, Fenech A, Jankowski AL, Traeger L, Greer JA, Vanderklish J, Hunnewell C, Saylor M, Chen YB, Spitzer T, DeFilipp Z, Temel JS, El-Jawahri A. Coping and Modifiable Psychosocial Factors are Associated with Mood and Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2019 11; 25(11):2234-2242.
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    Score: 0.057
  25. Johnson PC, Xiao Y, Wong RL, D'Arpino S, Moran SMC, Lage DE, Temel B, Ruddy M, Traeger LN, Greer JA, Hochberg EP, Temel JS, El-Jawahri A, Nipp RD. Potentially Avoidable Hospital Readmissions in Patients With Advanced Cancer. J Oncol Pract. 2019 05; 15(5):e420-e427.
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    Score: 0.056
  26. El-Jawahri A, Nelson-Lowe M, VanDusen H, Traeger L, Abel GA, Greer JA, Fathi A, Steensma DP, LeBlanc TW, Li Z, DeAngelo D, Wadleigh M, Hobbs G, Foster J, Brunner A, Amrein P, Stone RM, Temel JS. Patient-Clinician Discordance in Perceptions of Treatment Risks and Benefits in Older Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Oncologist. 2019 02; 24(2):247-254.
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    Score: 0.054
  27. Wong RL, El-Jawahri A, D'Arpino SM, Fuh CX, Johnson PC, Lage DE, Irwin KE, Pirl WF, Traeger L, Cashavelly BJ, Jackson VA, Greer JA, Ryan DP, Hochberg EP, Temel JS, Nipp RD. Use of Antidepressant Medications Moderates the Relationship Between Depressive Symptoms and Hospital Length of Stay in Patients with Advanced Cancer. Oncologist. 2019 01; 24(1):117-124.
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    Score: 0.054
  28. El-Jawahri A, Fishman SR, Vanderklish J, Dizon DS, Pensak N, Traeger L, Greer JA, Park ER, Markovitz N, Waldman L, Hunnewell C, Saylor M, Driscoll J, Li Z, Spitzer TR, McAfee S, Chen YB, Temel JS. Pilot study of a multimodal intervention to enhance sexual function in survivors of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Cancer. 2018 06 01; 124(11):2438-2446.
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    Score: 0.052
  29. Pirl WF, Greer JA, Park E, Safren SA, Fields L, Wood L, Traeger L, El-Jawahri A, Zebrack B, Temel JS. Development and evaluation of a six-day training program in supportive oncology research. Palliat Support Care. 2018 12; 16(6):656-661.
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    Score: 0.052
  30. Lage DE, Nipp RD, D'Arpino SM, Moran SM, Johnson PC, Wong RL, Pirl WF, Hochberg EP, Traeger LN, Jackson VA, Cashavelly BJ, Martinson HS, Greer JA, Ryan DP, Temel JS, El-Jawahri A. Predictors of Posthospital Transitions of Care in Patients With Advanced Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2018 01 01; 36(1):76-82.
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    Score: 0.051
  31. Nipp RD, El-Jawahri A, Moran SM, D'Arpino SM, Johnson PC, Lage DE, Wong RL, Pirl WF, Traeger L, Lennes IT, Cashavelly BJ, Jackson VA, Greer JA, Ryan DP, Hochberg EP, Temel JS. The relationship between physical and psychological symptoms and health care utilization in hospitalized patients with advanced cancer. Cancer. 2017 Dec 01; 123(23):4720-4727.
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    Score: 0.051
  32. El-Jawahri A, Traeger L, Greer JA, VanDusen H, Fishman SR, LeBlanc TW, Pirl WF, Jackson VA, Telles J, Rhodes A, Li Z, Spitzer TR, McAfee S, Chen YA, Temel JS. Effect of Inpatient Palliative Care During Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplant on Psychological Distress 6 Months After Transplant: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Nov 10; 35(32):3714-3721.
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    Score: 0.051
  33. El-Jawahri A, Lau-Min K, Nipp RD, Greer JA, Traeger LN, Moran SM, D'Arpino SM, Hochberg EP, Jackson VA, Cashavelly BJ, Martinson HS, Ryan DP, Temel JS. Processes of code status transitions in hospitalized patients with advanced cancer. Cancer. 2017 Dec 15; 123(24):4895-4902.
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    Score: 0.050
  34. Nipp RD, Greer JA, El-Jawahri A, Moran SM, Traeger L, Jacobs JM, Jacobsen JC, Gallagher ER, Park ER, Ryan DP, Jackson VA, Pirl WF, Temel JS. Coping and Prognostic Awareness in Patients With Advanced Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Aug 01; 35(22):2551-2557.
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    Score: 0.050
  35. Jacobs JM, Traeger L, Eusebio J, Simon NM, Sequist LV, Greer JA, Temel JS, Pirl WF. Depression, inflammation, and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) status in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: A pilot study. J Psychosom Res. 2017 08; 99:28-33.
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    Score: 0.049
  36. El-Jawahri A, LeBlanc T, VanDusen H, Traeger L, Greer JA, Pirl WF, Jackson VA, Telles J, Rhodes A, Spitzer TR, McAfee S, Chen YA, Lee SS, Temel JS. Effect of Inpatient Palliative Care on Quality of Life 2 Weeks After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2016 Nov 22; 316(20):2094-2103.
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    Score: 0.048
  37. El-Jawahri A, Moran SM, D'Arpino S, Johnson C, Lage DE, Wong R, Xiao Y, VanDusen H, Pirl WF, Traeger L, Lennes IT, Cashavelly BJ, Martinson HS, Jackson VA, Greer JA, Ryan DP, Hochberg EP, Temel JS. Symptom burden to predict health care utilization in hospitalized patients with incurable cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Oct 09; 34(26_suppl):98.
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    Score: 0.047
  38. Lerner J, Traeger L, Greer JA, El-Jawahri A, Temel JS. Oncologists' dispositional affect and likelihood of end-of-life discussions. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Oct 09; 34(26_suppl):9.
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    Score: 0.047
  39. LeBlanc TW, Traeger L, Greer JA, Pirl WF, Jackson VA, Telles J, Rhodes A, Chen YA, Temel JS, El-Jawahri A. Inpatient integrated palliative and transplant care to improve family caregiver (FC) outcomes of patients hospitalized for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT). J Clin Oncol. 2016 Oct 09; 34(26_suppl):235.
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    Score: 0.047
  40. LeBlanc TW, VanDusen H, Traeger L, Greer JA, Pirl WF, Jackson VA, Telles J, Rhodes A, Chen YA, Temel JS. Randomized trial of inpatient palliative care in patients hospitalized for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT). J Clin Oncol. 2016 Oct 09; 34(26_suppl):103.
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    Score: 0.047
  41. Hagan TL, Fishbein JN, Nipp RD, Jacobs JM, Traeger L, Irwin KE, Pirl WF, Greer JA, Park ER, Jackson VA, Temel JS. Coping in Patients With Incurable Lung and Gastrointestinal Cancers: A Validation Study of the Brief COPE. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 01; 53(1):131-138.
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    Score: 0.047
  42. El-Jawahri AR, Vandusen HB, Traeger LN, Fishbein JN, Keenan T, Gallagher ER, Greer JA, Pirl WF, Jackson VA, Spitzer TR, Chen YB, Temel JS. Quality of life and mood predict posttraumatic stress disorder after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Cancer. 2016 Mar 01; 122(5):806-12.
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    Score: 0.045
  43. Nipp RD, Greer JA, El-Jawahri A, Traeger L, Gallagher ER, Park ER, Jackson VA, Pirl WF, Temel JS. Age and Gender Moderate the Impact of Early Palliative Care in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Oncologist. 2016 Jan; 21(1):119-26.
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    Score: 0.045
  44. El-Jawahri A, Pirl WF, Traeger L, Kumar P, Ryan DP, Lennes IT, Cashavelly BJ, Martinson HS, VanDusen H, Hochberg EP, Jackson VA, Greer JA, Temel JS, Nipp RD. Symptom burden in hospitalized patients with advanced cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Oct 10; 33(29_suppl):100.
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    Score: 0.044
  45. Fujisawa D, Temel JS, Traeger L, Greer JA, Lennes IT, Mimura M, Pirl WF. Psychological factors at early stage of treatment as predictors of receiving chemotherapy at the end of life. Psychooncology. 2015 Dec; 24(12):1731-7.
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    Score: 0.043
  46. El-Jawahri AR, Traeger LN, Kuzmuk K, Eusebio JR, Vandusen HB, Shin JA, Keenan T, Gallagher ER, Greer JA, Pirl WF, Jackson VA, Ballen KK, Spitzer TR, Graubert TA, McAfee SL, Dey BR, Chen YB, Temel JS. Quality of life and mood of patients and family caregivers during hospitalization for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Cancer. 2015 Mar 15; 121(6):951-9.
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    Score: 0.042
  47. Shin JA, Kosiba JD, Traeger L, Greer JA, Temel JS, Pirl WF. Dyspnea and panic among patients with newly diagnosed non-small cell lung cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Sep; 48(3):465-70.
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    Score: 0.040
  48. El-Jawahri A, Traeger L, Park ER, Greer JA, Pirl WF, Lennes IT, Jackson VA, Gallagher ER, Temel JS. Associations among prognostic understanding, quality of life, and mood in patients with advanced cancer. Cancer. 2014 Jan 15; 120(2):278-85.
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    Score: 0.039
  49. Yoong J, Traeger LN, Gallagher ER, Pirl WF, Greer JA, Temel JS. A pilot study to investigate adherence to long-acting opioids among patients with advanced lung cancer. J Palliat Med. 2013 Apr; 16(4):391-6.
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    Score: 0.037
  50. Pirl WF, Traeger L, Greer JA, Jackson V, Lennes IT, Gallagher E, Sequist L, Temel JS. Depression, survival, and epidermal growth factor receptor genotypes in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. Palliat Support Care. 2013 Jun; 11(3):223-9.
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    Score: 0.037
  51. Pirl WF, Greer JA, Traeger L, Jackson V, Lennes IT, Gallagher ER, Perez-Cruz P, Heist RS, Temel JS. Depression and survival in metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer: effects of early palliative care. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Apr 20; 30(12):1310-5.
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    Score: 0.035
  52. Pirl WF, Traeger L, Greer JA, Bemis H, Gallagher E, Lennes I, Sequist L, Heist R, Temel JS. Tumor epidermal growth factor receptor genotype and depression in stage IV non-small cell lung cancer. Oncologist. 2011; 16(9):1299-306.
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    Score: 0.033
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