Examining depression, postoperative regret after major head/neck surgery

October 17, 2019

What The Study Did: Researchers investigated whether frail or elderly patients with head and neck cancer have worse depression or higher rates of regret after surgery.

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Authors: David P. Goldstein, M.D., M.Sc., of the University of Toronto, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.3020)

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