StatBite: Suicide rates by age.

  • Published 2008 in Journal of the National Cancer Institute


Studies have demonstrated that cancer patients are at greater risk for suicide than the general public. A 2007 study by Stephanie Misono of the University of Washington and her colleagues showed that the risk of suicide increased with age among cancer patients included in the SEER program registry. For cancer patients aged 60 years and older, the suicide… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djn450