H-HEALTHY LIVING

Jun 5, 2013 1:40 PM by NBC News

Cancer survivors likely to experience anxiety

While the rates of depression among cancer survivors are similar to those of the general population, they are significantly more likely to experience anxiety.

A new study published in The Lancet reveals cancer survivors have a 50% increased risk for anxiety ten years after they are diagnosed.

They're not alone. Partners often experience more anxiety than survivors.

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