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Cancer patients' depression overlooked

28 August 2014 Last updated at 07:06 BST

Researchers say not enough is being done to help cancer patients who suffer from severe depression.

According to research in the Lancet, three-quarters of cancer patients who are clinically depressed do not get the psychological therapy they need

The report based on a study carried out at cancer clinics in Scotland suggests a new nurse-led treatment could help thousands of people.

Jane Dreaper reports.

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