Changes to This Summary (12/04/2013)
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Added text about anxiety and depression among partners and caregivers of cancer survivors at 6 and 12 months postdiagnosis (cited Lambert et al. as reference 29).
Added text about the stress of cancer caregivers who perform multiple roles (cited Kim et al. as reference 2).
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