Immediate Risk for Cardiovascular Events and Suicide Following a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Prospective Cohort Study

@inproceedings{Fall2009ImmediateRF,
  title={Immediate Risk for Cardiovascular Events and Suicide Following a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Prospective Cohort Study},
  author={Katja Fall and Fang Fang and Lorelei A. Mucci and Weimin Ye and Ove Andr{\'e}n and Jan-Erik Johansson and S. O. Andersson and P{\"a}r Spar{\'e}n and Georg Klein and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Hans-olov Adami and Unnur Anna Valdimarsd{\'o}ttir},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Stressful life events have been shown to be associated with altered risk of various health consequences. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the emotional stress evoked by a prostate cancer diagnosis increases the immediate risks of cardiovascular events and suicide. METHODS AND FINDINGS We conducted a prospective cohort study by following all men in Sweden who were 30 y or older (n = 4,305,358) for a diagnosis of prostate cancer (n = 168,584) and their… CONTINUE READING