Limited social support or religious involvement as risk factors for colon cancer.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
William N Dudley, Professor Public Health Education (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Previous studies have established a relationship between lack of social ties and all-cause mortality, but few have examined cancer risk and or factors associated with disease-specific survival. This population-based case-control study examined the relationship between social support and religious involvement on stage of colon cancer at diagnosis.

Additional Information

Publication
Annals of Epidemiology, 12(7), 494
Language: English
Date: 2002
Keywords
Social support, Religious involvement, Colon cancer