Published on in Vol 5, No 1 (2019): Jan-Jun

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
Designing and Testing Apps to Support Patients With Cancer: Looking to Behavioral Science to Lead the Way

Designing and Testing Apps to Support Patients With Cancer: Looking to Behavioral Science to Lead the Way

Designing and Testing Apps to Support Patients With Cancer: Looking to Behavioral Science to Lead the Way


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Books/Policy Documents

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