Year: 1984 Source: Epi-Log, v.1, no.4, (December 1984), p.9-11 SIEC No: 19842684

Methods of research that could be utilized in calculating the risk of suicide among cancer patients are outlined by the author. The case control approach, cohort analysis, & standard mortality ratio method are assessed in terms of validity, reliability, & possible application to prediction of suicide rates.(NBB)