Short- and long-term use of medication for psychological distress after the diagnosis of cancer

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This study investigated the short- and long-term use of medication for psychological distress after the diagnosis of cancer. Longitudinal data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance database were used to follow 35,137 cancer patients for 2.5 years after being diagnosed in 2006 and 2007. Among those patients who survived for at least 180 days, 20.9 % had… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00520-016-3456-z

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