The needs and challenges of cancer survivors and their family members do not vanish once treatment has been completed, although their follow-up care is often not addressed sufficiently.
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN
Mood disorders are common mental health sequelae of cancer, but depression in patients with cancer is frequently missed by healthcare providers, and there are many reasons for this oversight.
For 5 decades, Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire have reported a 20% higher rate of bladder cancer than the United States overall. A recent extensive population-based, case-control study sought to evaluate suspected risk factors for these findings -- namely, the presence of arsenic in drinking water from private wells.