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Environmental Factors and Disease: Stress and Cancer

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The sections in this article are:

1 Stress‐Induced Changes in Tumor Progression in Nonhuman Subjects
1.1 Effect of Physical Stressors on Tumor Progression
1.2 Effect of Psychological Stressors on Tumor Progression
1.3 Summary
2 Effects of Manipulations of the Micro‐Environment on Stress‐Induced Changes in Tumor Progression
2.1 Psychiatric–Pharmacological Manipulations
2.2 Hormonal Manipulations
2.3 Neurochemical Manipulations
2.4 Other Influences on Stress‐Induced Tumor Progression
2.5 Summary
3 Psychological Effects on Tumors in Human Subjects
4 Conclusion
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Melissa K. Demetrikopoulos, Jay M. Weiss, Ronald H. Goldfarb. Environmental Factors and Disease: Stress and Cancer. Compr Physiol 2011, Supplement 23: Handbook of Physiology, The Endocrine System, Coping with the Environment: Neural and Endocrine Mechanisms: 497-514. First published in print 2001. doi: 10.1002/cphy.cp070422