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Contact: Bill Schaller
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Ayal Aizer, Harvard Radiation Oncology Program

Caption: Ayal Aizer, M.D., said that he and his colleagues suspect that social support from spouses is what's driving the striking improvement in survival in married cancer patients (compared to those who are not married).

Credit: Brigham and Women's Hospital

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