Why Married Cancer Patients Might Survive Longer
Built-in support system of a marriage is huge, says study
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Posted Sep 24, 2013 7:18 PM CDT
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(Newser) – A study out of Harvard suggests tying the knot could increase a person’s chance of surviving cancer. Not only do married people tend to detect the disease earlier, they benefit from the social support during and after treatment that marriage provides, says the study.

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kj_nm
Sep 25, 2013 6:22 AM CDT
not only do you get to suffer through a long lingering death, you'll be subjected to more hen-pecking, where's my Glock?
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Sep 25, 2013 3:43 AM CDT
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chulupadog
Sep 25, 2013 12:11 AM CDT
Wow, brilliant study? Why was this even needed to be done? It is called common sense. Anyone who feels they have some type of safety net or reason to live will survive longer.