Higher emotional and psychiatric sequelae amongst elderly early-stage cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy – Journal of Geriatric Oncology

Introduction: Elderly individuals with cancer may face higher levels of emotional issues, which are associated with higher risks of psychiatric sequelae and an impaired quality of life (QOL). While much research has been done on Western populations, little is known about the prevalence of distress, depression, anxiety, and QOL in Asian countries, much less Singapore.

via Higher emotional and psychiatric sequelae amongst elderly early-stage cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy – Journal of Geriatric Oncology.

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