Religious cancer patients 'cope better'

11 August 2015 - 02:02 By © The Telegraph

Religious people cope better with cancer than non-believers, a study suggests. Religion and spirituality were a comfort for most cancer sufferers and those with the strongest faith claimed they felt healthier and mentally better.The US study found that believers had greater ability to carry on doing everyday tasks and fewer symptoms of cancer and its treatment.

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