Caryn Lerman, PhD, study probes the link between cancer and stress

October 5, 2009

Globe and Mail

Caryn Lerman, PhD
, professor of psychiatry and scientific director of the Abramson Cancer Center is quoted in a Globe and Mail (Toronto) article about whether stress can cause cancer, or even hasten a patient's death. New clues in this complicated puzzle emerged this week when researchers revealed a study, published in Cancer Prevention Research, that showed mice living in stressful conditions developed much larger cancerous tumours than those living in a relatively stable conditions. "This is an area that has a long way to go in terms of understanding how these factors play out in humans," says Lerman... Read More