Boosting support for people with cancer who are at high risk of suicide
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Boosting support for people with cancer who are at high risk of suicide

Nick Evans Freelance health writer

Public Health England’s examination of patients’ cause of death highlights the need for robust emotional support in the first six months after diagnosis

The findings are stark: people with a cancer diagnosis are at 20% higher risk of people taking their own lives, according to a Public Health England (PHE) 2018 study.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 5,8-9. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.5.8.s7

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