Why Married Cancer Patients Might Survive Longer

Built-in support system of a marriage is huge, says study

By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner

Posted Sep 24, 2013 7:18 PM CDT

(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. Newsy reports:

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