Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Research on Stress and Breast Cancer

Just one of the reasons we are so thankful to everyone who helps us out in some way.  Meals, cards, play dates, Rory pickups, taking on a work project, etc.  THANK YOU ALL for helping me keep my stress level in check!

Stress Management for Breast Cancer Patients May Affect Disease Course

ScienceDaily (Mar. 21, 2012) — A team of researchers led by Michael H. Antoni, director of the University of Miami's Center for Psycho-Oncology Research, has shown that a stress management program tailored to women with breast cancer can alter tumor-promoting processes at the molecular level. The new study, recently published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, is one of the first to link psychological intervention with genetic expression in cancer patients.

Full article here.

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