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Questioning Whether Psychotherapy and Support Groups Extend the Lives of Cancer Patients


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an article on a website
author
James Coyne
link
https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/questioning-whether-psychotherapy-and [snip!]
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journal
ScienceBasedMedicine.org
year
2013
month
Jul 23

excerpt

There is simply no evidence that psychological interventions can slow progression of cancer or extend life. Claims to the contrary serve to burden cancer patients with an unrealistic responsibility for the outcome of their medical condition.

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