Cancer Distress May Lead to Missed Appointments

MONDAY, Sept. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Seriously distressed cancer patients appear to miss more appointments and have more hospital admissions during treatment, a new study finds. The U.S. National Comprehensive Cancer Network describes severe distress as “a mix of anxiety and depressive symptoms.” About one-third of cancer patients have significant distress, it says. “We…