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Jun

Psychological intervention lowers survivors’ fear of cancer recurrence

Via Top Health News -- ScienceDaily

About 50 percent of all cancer survivors and 70 percent of young breast cancer survivors report moderate to high fear of recurrence. The fear can be so distressing that it negatively affects medical follow-up behavior, mood, relationships, work, goal setting, and quality of life. Yet, interventions to alleviate this fear are lacking.

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