Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 25th, 1996
Previous studies have suggested such a link, but others were inconclusive. A British study, published in December 1995, found that women who said they suffered severe stress in the previous five years were 50 percent more likely to have breast cancer.
But the recent study, from the University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, found no such relationship. The study was published in the March 15, 1996 issue of Cancer.
"If stress plays a role in the development of cancer, it plays a very minor role," said Barrie Cassileth of Duke...
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