Being married could make you more likely to survive cancer, according to new research.

FOX's Colleen Cappon reports in this edition of "Housecall for Health":

Research suggests the old ball n' chain can improve chances for cancer survival. A study from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute found married people with cancer were 20% less likely to die from the disease over a three-year period, no matter the stage. Researchers say the reason could be the social support from marriage that reduces depression and anxiety.

Housecall for Health, I'm Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.