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A study involving 69 subjects found that people with lower anxiety levels were less likely to view symptoms of rectal cancer such as rectal bleeding as signs of a serious illness. They tended to ignore the symptoms and took longer to seek medical attention. Thus, more carefree people need to be educated in being attentive to any changes in their body.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Forbes - HealthDayNews
About: Anxious people more likely to notice symptoms of rectal cancer
Date: 14 January 2005
Source: Forbes - HealthDayNews
Author: Robert Preidt
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