Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 25th, 2005
"The authors investigated the relationship between stress at initial cancer diagnosis and treatment and subsequent QoL. Women (n=112) randomized to the assessment-only arm of a clinical trial were initially assessed after breast cancer diagnosis and surgery and then reassessed at 4 months (during adjuvant treatment) and 12 months (postadjuvant treatment)," scientists in the United States reported.
"There were 3 types of stress measured: number of stressful life events (K.A. Matthews, et al. 1997), cancer-related traumatic...
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