Unemployment and prostate cancer mortality in the OECD, 1990–2009

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Published: 20 Oct 2015
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Johnathan Watkins - Institute for Mathematical and Molecular Biomedicine, King’s College London, London, UK

Dr Watkins discusses the first study to systematically explore the consequences that changes in unemployment have had in generating excess deaths due to prostate cancer.

He talks about the wide variety of variables involved and how doctors can use the knowledge generated by the study to change their clinical practice, as well as the implications for policy. 

Read the paper here.