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The psychosocial impact of prostate cancer on patients and their partners

Jeremy W Couper
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (3): 159-160.
Published online: 5 February 2007

In reply: We thank Smith et al for their acknowledgement of the importance of the relational dimension to understanding how prostate cancer (PCA) is understood and approached by men and their partners. The psychosocial implications of prostate cancer for same-sex couples are important and need specific investigation.

  • Jeremy W Couper

  • Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.

Correspondence: couperjw@svhm.org.au

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