Posts Tagged "breast cancer recurrence"

Stressful Events May Increase Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk

Posted on Dec 4, 2008 in Cancer

By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Published: September 27, 2007 Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Earn CME/CE credit for reading medical news ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 27 — Breast cancer patients with a history of traumatic or stressful life events have a two-fold increased risk of recurrence, investigators here have found.Explain to interested patients that the reason for the association between breast cancer recurrence and stress remains undetermined, but disruption of normal stress-response...

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