About The Study: This systematic review and meta-analysis including 52 studies found children, adolescent, and young adult patients with cancer experience an increased risk of depression, anxiety, and psychotic disorders after cancer remission compared with siblings and noncancer-matched controls. Timely identification, preventive efforts, and psycho-oncological intervention for psychological comorbidity are recommended.
Authors: Ainsley Ryan Yan Bin Lee, M.B.B.S. (Hons.), and Cyrus Su Hui Ho, Ph.D., of the National University of Singapore, are the corresponding authors.
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