Effect of informing the diagnosis on depressive state in patients with non-small cell lung cancer of stage Ⅲ

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Wei WANG; Ping CHEN; Xianglin PI; Anlan WANG; Xiaoping WEN; Dong HUANG;
  • Publisher: Chinese Anti-Cancer Association; Chinese Antituberculosis Association
  • Journal: Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer (issn: 1009-3419, eissn: 1999-6187)
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  • Subject: Lung neoplasms | Intervention studies | Depression | Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens | RC254-282

Background and objective As other tumors, unresectabe lung cancer can cause many psychological problems to the patients, such as depression and anxiety. The present paper aims to evaluate the status of depression before and after knowing the state of illness in patients... View more
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