Risk of Suicidal Self-directed Violence Among US Veteran Survivors of Head/Neck Cancer

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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What the Study Did: This observational study of survivors of head and neck cancer examined which
precancer characteristics and postcancer health services are associated with risk of suicidal self-directed violence after cancer diagnosis.

Authors: Shannon M. Nugent, Ph.D., of the VA Portland Health Care System in Oregon, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.2625)

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