First-time psychiatric symptoms may be clue to cancer

07/8/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

A psychiatric symptom may be the first sign of cancer for some patients, especially among those eventually diagnosed with brain tumors or small-cell lung cancer, according to a new report. The study found the odds of being diagnosed with cancer increased 2.6 fold in the month following a first-time evaluation of a psychiatric symptom and almost nineteenfold for brain tumors.

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