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Clinical Summary

Untreated depression linked to prostate cancer recurrence

Deepa Koli   |   23 September 2022

Takeaway

  • Untreated depressive disorders are associated with an increased risk for prostate cancer biochemical recurrence.
  • Only 60% of prostate cancer survivors with depressive symptoms in the studied healthcare system received antidepressant therapy.

Why this matters

  • The authors write, “A potential mechanism for our findings is that depression may increase biochemical...

          

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