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Depression (PDQ®)
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This patient summary on depression is adapted from a summary written for health professionals by cancer experts. This and other credible information about cancer treatment, screening, prevention, supportive care, and ongoing clinical trials, is available online at NCI's Web site. This brief summary describes the causes and treatment of depression, and risk factors and prevention of suicide in adults and children who have cancer.

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