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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 are experiencing a similar situation. One of its example is support that can be gained thru social media. It is useful because you do not need to leave your home to get help. It is one way of sharing your sentiments and expressing how you handle you...
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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 socially isolated women. Definitely social connections improve mental attitude and their positive way of thinking. This study also shows that not all social connections are benificial for women also. So, it is needed to consider a positive connections...
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