SAN FRANCISCO, January 7 (Xinhua) – A year after diagnosis, cancer patients have the highest overall suicide rate in the United States, according to current studies. Cancer in the American Cancer Society.
A group of five scientists at the Boston / Harvard Medical School Hospital in Boston, and one of the hospitals in Berlin, Charite-Universitiesmedizin (Charite), in Germany, studied a 28-year database that met in 2000 percent of American cancer patients between 2000 and 2014.
The researchers surveyed a total of 4,852 thousand and 5,855 million people who had committed suicide after a year, 2.5 times greater than the general population.
The study indicates that patients with pancreatic and lung cancer have overcome the list of people who have suicide and that those diagnosed with colon cancer could be more risky.
Among breast cancer and prostate cancer patients, there is no suicide risk.
The study was conducted by Boston / Harvard Medical School at Hesham Hamoda Hospital and by Charad-Universitätsmedizin by Ahmad Alfaar.
Alfaar has said it is important to avoid possible suicides and provide health care to save lives for vulnerable people, especially after diagnosing the first six months.
Research "After the American population's cancer diagnosis, suicidal dangers are the latest research into the latest trends," said Anas Saad of Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.
Scientists have stressed that the study is that cancer is the same as there is no direct cause of death and that suicide with hypertension argues that they have a higher mortality rate. end
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