Category Archive: Psychological impact of cancer

Survivor loneliness of women after breast cancer


A new study has found that women following a diagnosis of breast cancer conveyed a unique description of loneliness that was termed survivor loneliness. They described how they felt alone in the awareness of mortality and… Continue reading

Cancer and depression


The good news of course is that improvements in the early detection and treatment of cancer have resulted in longer periods of survival. As a result, researchers are focusing new attention on the… Continue reading