Adolescents and young adults (AYA) with cancer are 34 times more likely than the general population to die by suicide or self-inflicted injury, an Australia study has shown. While the risk is highest in the first 12 months after a cancer diagnosis, an elevated risk persists for at least five years, a team from the ...
High suicide risk in young people with cancer warrants surveillance
By Mardi Chapman
5 Oct 2021