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Risk of suicidal self-directed violence among US veteran survivors of head/neck cancer

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What the Study Did: This observational study of survivors of head and neck cancer examined which
precancer characteristics and postcancer health services are associated with risk of suicidal self-directed violence after cancer diagnosis.

Authors: Shannon M. Nugent, Ph.D., of the VA Portland Health Care System in Oregon, is the corresponding author.

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