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Cancer Diagnosis Ups Risk of Suicide, Cardiovascular Death

The shock of a cancer diagnosis can have deadly consequences, according to a new study that linked the diagnosis to an increased risk of suicide, heart attack and stroke. The Swedish study followed more than 6 million adult men and women, 786 of whom were ... read more

Cancer Diagnosis Raises the Risk of Suicide and Heart Attack Death

The researchers then looked up the cause of death of the cancer patients and found that their risk of suicide was 12 times higher during the first week after a diagnosis than that of people who were cancer free. The risk of heart-related death was six ... read more

Immediate risk of suicide and cardiovascular death after a prostate cancer diagnosis

Being diagnosed with prostate cancer may increase a man's risk of suicide or cardiovascular death, especially right after diagnosis, according to a new study published online February 2 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. To study the risks ... read more

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Living with Chronic Disease Ups Risk of Suicide

While the rates of other causes of death have declined in recent years ... conditions investigated were linked to an increased suicide risk: asthma, back pain, brain injury, cancer, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, diabetes ... read more

Suicides and Heart Deaths Linked to Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2010 ( — The first few months after a prostate cancer ... heart-related causes soon after their diagnosis compared to men in the general population, a study has found. The increased risk of suicide and cardiovascular death ... read more

Why mental health advocates use the words 'died by suicide'

But if you’re concerned about a loved one being at risk, you can possibly help by speaking up ... death with cancer and heart disease but not death when associated with mental illness,” says Dr. Lembke. “But some people do die from it. Suicide ... read more

Young cancer survivors possess increased risk of suicide, says recent study

According to a recent research, survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had more than two-fold increased risk of suicide ... diagnosis before the age of 25, and these two groups were compared. They were all tracked until 2008. During follow-up ... read more

Risk of suicide and fatal heart attack immediately following a cancer diagnosis

(Medical Xpress) -- People who are diagnosed with cancer have a markedly increased risk of suicide and cardiovascular death during the period immediately after being given the diagnosis. This has been shown in a new study from Karolinska Institutet ... read more

'Miracle' baby celebrates first birthday at home with his mother, who defied risk of death

she worked up to 60 hours a week as a waitress at the International House of Pancakes, a job that kept her in great physical shape. In a way, it was Holland’s lack of symptoms that magnified the risk. In the past, children with congenital heart defects ... read more

Cancer diagnosis raises risk of heart attack and suicide, study says

researchers could pick out those who received cancer diagnoses and look up the cause of death. They found that risk of suicide or cardiovascular death increased in the first few weeks — when stress from the diagnosis would have been highest — but ... read more

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