Psychosocial interventions in breast cancer

To light a candle

Authors

  • Peter G. Kaufmann PhD

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    1. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch, Bethesda, Maryland
    • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Suite 10106, Rockledge Two, Bethesda, MD, 20892-7936===

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  • This article is US Government work and, as such, is in the public domain in the United States of America.

  • See related Commentary on pages 5612-6, this issue.

Abstract

A broad literature supports the importance of lifestyle, stress, and other psychosocial variables as independent risk factors for cancer and other diseases. To alleviate their effects, progress can be made through well-designed clinical trials.

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