Psychosocial correlates of cancer survival: a subsequent report 3 to 8 years after cancer diagnosis.

@article{Cassileth1988PsychosocialCO,
  title={Psychosocial correlates of cancer survival: a subsequent report 3 to 8 years after cancer diagnosis.},
  author={Barrie R. Cassileth and William P. Walsh and Edward J. Lusk},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1988},
  volume={6 11},
  pages={1753-9}
}
Professional and public interest in possible relationships between psychosocial factors and disease outcome continues to increase. Published research in this area, however, is marked by contradictory results. Positive relationships between a variety of psychosocial factors and length of survival from cancer are reported, but other studies uncover no such associations. In a previously reported prospective investigation of 359 patients with newly diagnosed malignant diseases, we found no… CONTINUE READING

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