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Study Shows Children With Cancer At Greater Risk Of Developing Mental Illness

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Being diagnosed with cancer is scary and difficult at any age, but it can be particularly emotionally damaging to a child. And now a recent study is showing that children who survive cancer, along with their siblings, have a greater risk of developing a mental illness. This study points to the obvious link between physical treatment and mental help through child psychiatry.

Researchers from Copenhagen University Hospital studied 7,085 children who were treated for cancer between 1975-2010 and their 13,000 siblings. ...

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