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Women with more social connections have higher breast cancer survival, study shows
 

Women with more social connections have higher breast cancer survival, study shows

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In a large study of women with invasive breast cancer, socially integrated women -- those with the most social ties, such as spouses, community ties, friendships and family members -- were shown to have significantly lower breast cancer death rates and disease recurrence than socially isolated women.
 
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18 Dec 2016 - General
 
The aim of social support system is to decrease stress and anxiety. Support from family, friends, pets, and neighbors is really significant. Aside from that there are also support groups that provide education and an opportunity to be with others who...
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An interesting and informative article that has pointed out an important mental health issue. It is a very useful topic about a direct relation to mental health and physical health. Like if women have good social connections than they will easily com...
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Do you remember one of our discussion about friends improving mental health and their role in improving social and mental health. Same way women with social connections are less likely having recurrence and deaths with breast cancer than compare to s...
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This is an interesting study which points out that mental health has a significant role in prolonging survival from a terminal illness. Although the exact mechanism remains to be uncovered, I think that it is practical to strengthen social support pr...
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