Suicide

Suicide deemed public health concern in those with genitourinary cancers

Suicide deemed public health concern in those with genitourinary cancers

Risk factors for suicide include male gender, distant disease, increasing age, race/ethnicity.

Young have higher suicide risk after cancer diagnosis

Young have higher suicide risk after cancer diagnosis

Adolescents and young adults are more likely to attempt or complete suicide after a cancer diagnosis, with the risk highest in first year after diagnosis.

Cancer diagnosis linked to higher immediate suicide risk

Cancer diagnosis linked to higher immediate suicide risk

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Also linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular death during the first week and month after diagnosis.

Dignity therapy improves end-of-life experience

A form of psychotherapy that is intended to relieve distress for dying patients and their families showed great effectiveness in a recent study.

Consequences of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis are Cardiovascular and Suicide Risk

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Newly diagnosed men with prostate cancer face a higher risk of cardiovascular events and suicide, according to a study reported in PLoS Medicine (2009 Dec;6(12):e1000197).

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