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

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James Coyne
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Jul 23

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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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