Increased risk for depression persists for years among women treated for gynecological cancers - a register-based cohort study with up to 19 years of follow-up.

Affiliation

Survivorship Unit, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark; Department of Nursing and Nutrition, Faculty of Health, University College Copenhagen, Denmark. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Little is known about long-term risk of depression in women treated for gynecological cancers. We aim to investigate risk for depression among these women compared to women without a history of cancer.