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Psychosocial Impact of Cancer

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Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 197)

Abstract

Diagnosis and treatment of malignant diseases affect in many ways the lives of patients, relatives and friends. In this chapter, we summarise the current knowledge concerning the psychosocial consequences of cancer.

Keywords

Mental Health Care Mental Health Condition Socioeconomic Position Posttraumatic Growth High Life Satisfaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Epidemiology and Health Services ResearchUniversity Medical Centre MainzMainzGermany

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