Published in Cancer Weekly, November 1st, 2011
It is known that the unmarried are in general more likely to die than their married counterparts and there is some indication that the divide is in fact getting worse. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health looks at the changes in cancer survival over the past 40 years and show that the difference in mortality between the married and never married, especially between married and never married men, has also increased.
Hakon Kravdal from the University of Oslo and Dr Astri Syse from the Cancer Registry of Norway looked at...
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