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Does Depression and Anxiety Increase Cancer Risk?

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The global prevalence of depression and anxiety continues to increase. Image for illustration purposes
The global prevalence of depression and anxiety continues to increase. Image for illustration purposes

Medical News Today

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  • About 5% of the world’s adult population has depression, and about 40-50% of those with major depression will also experience anxiety. 
  • Previous studies have linked depression and anxiety to an increased risk for certain diseases, including cancer. 
  • Researchers from the University Medical Center Groningen have discovered evidence to challenge the theory that depression and anxiety increase a person’s cancer risk.

Depression affects about 5% of the world’s adult populationTrusted Source. People with depression often have additional mental health issues, most notably anxiety

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