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Cancer’s invisible sibling

In 2020, 19.3 million people worldwide were diagnosed with cancer. Anyone who’s been affected themselves or knows someone who has is well aware of how emotionally taxing it is. The prevalence of depression and anxiety is high among people suffering from cancer, and it can impact their experience as patients as well as their clinical outcomes.
Isabel Nieto Alvarez and Meike Feder
Published on May 19, 2022

Up to 80 percent are unrecognized and untreated

Isabel Nieto Alvarez
Putchik model

The study

Obtaining information about distress and anxiety

Personalized information is needed at the right point in time

Simran Sethi sitting in a park

A vision for the future

By Isabel Nieto Alvarez and Meike Feder