Cancer Type and Risk of Newly Diagnosed Depression Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Breast, Colorectal, and Prostate Cancers.

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BACKGROUND Elderly individuals (age >65 years) with cancer are at high risk for newly diagnosed depression after a cancer diagnosis. It is not known whether the risk of newly diagnosed depression varies by cancer type. PURPOSE To examine the variations in the risk of newly diagnosed depression by cancer type among elderly individuals with cancer… (More)

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@article{Alwhaibi2017CancerTA, title={Cancer Type and Risk of Newly Diagnosed Depression Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries With Incident Breast, Colorectal, and Prostate Cancers.}, author={Monira Alwhaibi and Usha Sambamoorthi and Suresh Madhavan and Thomas K. Bias and Kimberly L Kelly and James Walkup}, journal={Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN}, year={2017}, volume={15 1}, pages={46-55} }