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Depression among patients with head and neck cancer is so prevalent and so impactful, some recommend prophylactic antidepressants. This secondary analysis of a randomized trial aimed to identify those at most risk in an attempt to decrease the number needed to treat to prevent one major depressive episode. The two biggest predictors: a slightly elevated baseline score on a quick depression survey and receipt of radiation. | Panwar, JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018


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