Psychological stress, cancer incidence and mortality from non-malignant diseases.

@article{Johansen1997PsychologicalSC,
  title={Psychological stress, cancer incidence and mortality from non-malignant diseases.},
  author={Christoffer Johansen and J\orgen H Olsen},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={75},
  pages={144 - 148}
}
Psychological stress has been claimed to contribute to the onset of cancer and to increase mortality from a number of non-malignant diseases. We investigated the effect of a genuine psychological stressor, i.e. cancer in a child, on the incidence of cancer and mortality from non-malignant diseases of 11,231 parents in a Danish nationwide population-based study. The children were identified from records in the Danish Cancer Registry for the period 1943-85; their parents were identified from… CONTINUE READING