Year: 2002 Source: Cancer Practice, v.10, no.6, (November 2002), p.266-268 SIEC No: 20030750

Itzen reports the case of a 38-year-old White man diagnosed with a brain tumor, who, over the course of radiation therapy reported feelings of depression & specific suicidal ideation. The patient also reported an alleged suicide attempt that neither his doctors nor his partner were able to confirm. Speculations regarding this incident are reported. Four responses to this case are provided by J Sheldon, C A Meyers, D Green, & C Long & B Buckley. (1 ref)