A 15‐year prospective study of 2,739 women from 990 families found that stress did not increase risk of breast cancer among women with a genetic susceptibility to the disease.

The idea that stress increases the risk of breast cancer is a persistent one, despite a number of major large-scale findings to the contrary. By Emma Young

https://digest.bps.org.uk/2018/05/11/15-year-study-stress-did-not-increase-risk-of-breast-cancer-among-women-with-a-genetic-susceptibility-to-the-disease/#more-33851

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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