Depression and pancreatic cancer: a poorly understood link.

  title={Depression and pancreatic cancer: a poorly understood link.},
  author={Nektaria Makrilia and Bonnie Indeck and Konstantinos Syrigos and Muhammad Wasif Saif},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  volume={10 1},
Although pancreatic carcinoma and depression have been linked for many years, the prevalence and relationship of these two entities are still poorly understood. Published studies reviewing this issue have found that many patients with pancreatic cancer are depressed. A clinical gestalt asserts that many patients present with depression before pancreatic carcinoma is diagnosed. If the definition of depression is broadened to include mild depression in addition to major depression, these numbers… CONTINUE READING
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