Middle-aged females are more likely than males to seek help after they are told they have cancer, and most cancer suffers' families have difficulty sustaining themselves, according to a survey by the Hope Society for Cancer Treatment. The society surveyed 174 cancer sufferers, all in their forties, who at one time or another had sought counseling. The study found that 35 percent of women had been able to face the disease in a positive manner, compared with only 20 percent of men.
Thu, Aug 24, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: Women cope better
STAFF WRITER WITH CNA
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