As many as one in four people with cancer experience depression. However, many don't know help is available.
Because untreated depression is widespread, researchers are seeking ways to recognize it sooner in cancer patients and treat it more effectively, while cancer survivors who have experienced depression are trying to raise awareness to help others.
Cancer Today talked to Savannah Geske, PhD, a licensed psychologist with Saint Luke's Cancer Institute, about the efforts to help recognize depression in cancer patients at Saint Luke's.
Read the full Cancer Today article: Getting Serious About Depression