Can oncologists reduce the risk of suicide in their prostate cancer patients?

Can oncologists reduce the risk of suicide in their prostate cancer patients?

SAN DIEGO – Whether due to side effects of local and systemic therapies or the diagnosis itself, men with prostate cancer are at increased risk for mental distress and suicide. The mental health burden associated with diagnosis and treatment is significant, Zachary Klaassen, MD, of Augusta University’s Georgia Cancer Center, pointed out during a session …

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