Colon cancer: personality factors predictive of onset and stage of presentation.

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This study examined premorbid personality correlates of colon cancer and stage of presentation of colon cancer to health care providers. Sixty-one male veterans who completed the MMPI between 1947 and 1975 and were then diagnosed with colon cancer between 1977 and 1988 were matched with control patients. A 21-factor solution of the MMPI [1] was used to seek… (More)

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@article{Kavan1995ColonCP, title={Colon cancer: personality factors predictive of onset and stage of presentation.}, author={Michael G Kavan and Brian E. Engdahl and Sally Kay}, journal={Journal of psychosomatic research}, year={1995}, volume={39 8}, pages={1031-9} }