Lauren Dembeck, PhD, Author at Hematology Advisor

Lauren Dembeck, PhD

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Patients with lymphoma or myeloma completed were assessed prior to and 1 month after initiating chemotherapy for depressive symptoms.

Depressive Symptoms May Be Associated With Survival in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

According to a study published in Psycho‐Oncology, patients with newly diagnosed malignant lymphoma or multiple myeloma who reported depressive symptoms prior to the start of chemotherapy had poorer survival compared with patients who were not initially depressed. The prospective analysis was conducted at the Nagoya City University Hospital in Japan. Researchers sought to investigate the…

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