Risk of suicide after cancer diagnosis in England - Henson KE, Brock R, Charnock J, Wickramasinghe B, Will O, Pitman A.

IMPORTANCE: A diagnosis of cancer carries a substantial risk of psychological distress. There has not yet been a national population-based study in England of the risk of suicide after cancer diagnosis. OBJECTIVES: To quantify suicide risk in patie...
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Here is the program for the Third International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy, and Practice. Pretty awesome.   Thursday 7 March, 2019 08.30-09.00Registration &Welcome Coffee 09.00-09.10Welcome by the Chair of the Scientific Committee – Kenneth Chambaere (BE) 09.10-09.30Introduction by an external speaker (TBC) Plenary 1: Latest developments in assisted dying around the world 09.30-10.00Developments in European countries – Agnes van der Heide (NL) 10.00-10.30Recent developments and the future of MAiD in Canada – Jocelyn Downie (CAN) 10.30-11.00A review of development...
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Two new studies show that after a cancer diagnosis, the risk for suicide increases significantly and may be as much as four times higher than in the general population.Medscape Medical News
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Our purpose is to identify cancer patients at highest risk of suicide compared to the general population and other cancer patients. This is a retrospective, population-based study using nationally representative data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, an...
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Title: Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 -- Cancer patients have an increased suicide risk, which is predominant among men and white patients, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in Nature Communications. Nicholas G. Zaorsky, M.D., from the Penn State...
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(CNN) — For the first time on record the odds of accidentally dying from an opioid overdose in the United States are now greater than those of dying in an automobile accident. The grim finding comes from the National Safety Council which analyzed preventable injury and fatality statistics from 2017. The NSC also found the lifetime odds of death for this form of overdose were greater than the risk of death from falls, pedestrian incidents, drowning and fire. Examining a variety of federal and state data the NSC found the lifetime odds of dying from an accidental opioid overdose were 1 in 96. For motor vehicle accident...
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This article reviews the literature on the association between dep...
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(Penn State) People with cancer are more than four times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
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