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Suicide rate found to be higher after cancer surgery

Miriam Davis   |   Clinical Summary   |   18 January 2023
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Takeaway

  • A US national cohort study finds a 30% higher incidence of suicide after cancer surgery compared with the general population, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology .
  • The greatest risks occurred among White people, males and divorced or single people.

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  • Findings highlight the need for...

          

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