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October 18, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Cancer-Specific Anxiety Likely Increases Depressive Symptoms

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Higher levels of cancer-specific anxiety were associated with poor sexual function and indicators of depression among men who underwent surgery to treat prostate cancer. The researchers hypothesized that cancer-specific anxiety would affect quality of life in men who had prostatectomy. “The 10-year survival for a man undergoing surgery to remove localized prostate cancer is greater […]

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Tags: anxiety, cancer-specific anxiety, Dr. Alexander Parker, Helio, prostate cancer, prostatectomy

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