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Bowel cancer patients without vital social support are twice as likely to have poorer overall health

Published: 13 November 2017

Bowel cancer patients who lack a key type of social support are more than twice as likely to experience poorer overall health and quality of life, according to new research by the University of Southampton and Macmillan Cancer Support published today in the journal Psycho-Oncology.

Professor Claire Foster was interviewed by Radio Solent on 2 November 2017.

Details of the recording can be found on Radio Solent website.  The recording can be found by fast forwarding to 01:09:15. The link will expire at the end of November.

Further details of the CREW study can be found on Health Sciences website.

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