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Cancer, stress, and death

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Published by Plenum Medical Book Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Cancer -- Psychosomatic aspects -- Congresses,
  • Cancer -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses,
  • Stress (Physiology) -- Congresses,
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  • Death -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses,
  • Stress -- Congresses,
  • Stress, Psychological -- Congresses,
  • Neoplasms -- Etiology -- Congresses,
  • Death -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jean Taché, Hans Selye, and Stacey B. Day.
SeriesSloan-Kettering Institute cancer series
ContributionsTaché, Jean., Selye, Hans, 1907-, Day, Stacey B.
LC ClassificationsRC261.A1 C39
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4737058M
ISBN 100306401436
LC Control Number78027204

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This book has been well received in many places and in many countries. It was awarded a ranking in the top ten publications on behavioral medicine in the year that it first appeared. When, in , we began to fit the components of Cancer, Stress, and Death together, the established medical view. Introduction: Stress as a Cause of Disease.- 1. Stress, Cancer, and the Mind.- 2. The Possible Effects of Emotional Stress on Cancer Mediated through the Immune System.- 3. Stress, Hormone Responses, and Cancer.- 4. The Biological Axis of Senescence, Stress, and . 1. Stress, Cancer, and the Mind.- 2. Stress, Hormone Responses, and Cancer.- 3. Stress, the Immune System, and Cancer.- 4. Psychological Factors in the Causation and Course of Cancer.- 5. Recent Biopsychosociological Approaches to Cancer Study in Japan.- 6. The Homeostatic Significance of the Death-Life Cycle Dynamics in Mental Functions.- 7. When I delivered the keynote address at our joint symposium on Cancer, Stress, and Death in Montreal, I took great pride in announcing my unique qualification for this singular honor-I had survived a normally fatal cancer, a histiocytic reticulosarcoma that had developed under the skin of my.

Psychological stress describes what people feel when they are under mental, physical, or emotional pressure. Although it is normal to experience some psychological stress from time to time, people who experience high levels of psychological stress or who experience it repeatedly over a long period of time may develop health problems (mental and/or physical). Does stress cause breast cancer to develop, recur, or spread? Stress happens when push comes to shove. If you experience some force, pressure or demand on your body, mind, or emotions that causes tension or distress, you will respond or react in some : Pam Stephan. When, in , we began to fit the components of Cancer, Stress, and Death together, the established medical view was that each subject repre­ sented a different discipline, and that to integrate fields so diverse in information content was to seek to achieve a synthesis beyond reasonable limits. This book addresses this gap and brings each of these disciplines to bear on the processes inherent in the oxidative stress of cancer. Show less Cancer: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in cancer and then the potentially therapeutic.

  Second edition of this multinational effort to tease apart the relationship between cancer and stress. Controversial material on psychobiology and the immune-system effects of stress. Some interesting sections deal with the role of the family and other support mechanisms. DeVita’s book, The Death of Cancer, is a personal recollection of one of the most well-known cancer specialists in the world. In a sense it is an Odyssey tale of a highly competent and prolific person who flows with his times and manages the Scylla and Charybdis of Government work. The book is well written and reflective of the man and his by: 8. Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. These contrast with benign tumors, which do not spread. Possible signs and symptoms include a lump, abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss, and a change in bowel movements. While these symptoms may indicate cancer, they can also have other sis: Average five year survival 66% (USA).   “We’ve shown that stress can cause cancer to metastasize in animals,” says Cohen. "For instance, a study published in December in the journal Cancer Cell found that if you put mice.