On the role of immunological factors as mediators between psychosocial factors and cancer progression.

@article{Garssen1999OnTR,
  title={On the role of immunological factors as mediators between psychosocial factors and cancer progression.},
  author={Bert Garssen and Karl Goodkin},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={1999},
  volume={85 1},
  pages={51-61}
}
Thirty-eight prospective studies on the role of psychological factors in cancer initiation and progression are reviewed. Despite the availability of many prospective studies, there is no certainty about the role of any specific factor. An important reason might be that the interactions among several psychological factors, and the interactions of psychological and biomedical risk factors, have rarely been studied. Some evidence has been found that a low level of social support, a tendency… CONTINUE READING

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