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17.9% of cancer survivors experienced anxiety as opposed to 13.9% of healthy controls.

Mitchell A, Ferguson D, Gill J, Paul J, et al. Depression and Anxiety in Long-Term Cancer Survivors Compared with Spouses and Healthy Controls: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Oncol. 2013; 14(8): 721-32. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(13)70244-4/abstract

Reference

Title
Depression and Anxiety in Long-Term Cancer Survivors Compared with Spouses and Healthy Controls: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Publication
Lancet Oncol
Publication Date
2013
Authors
Mitchell A, Ferguson D, Gill J, Paul J, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 14, Issue 8
Pages
721-32
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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