Basal cell carcinoma: stressful life events and the tumor environment.


CONTEXT Child emotional maltreatment can result in lasting immune dysregulation that may be heightened in the context of more recent life stress. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin cancer, and the immune system plays a prominent role in tumor appearance and progression. OBJECTIVE To address associations among recent severe life events… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.1535


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@article{Fagundes2012BasalCC, title={Basal cell carcinoma: stressful life events and the tumor environment.}, author={Christopher P. Fagundes and Ronald Glaser and Sheri L Johnson and Rebecca Andridge and Eric V. Yang and Michael P Di Gregorio and Min Chen and David R. Lambert and Scott Jewell and Mark A. Bechtel and Dean W. Hearne and Joel Bain Herron and Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser}, journal={Archives of general psychiatry}, year={2012}, volume={69 6}, pages={618-26} }