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Posted by: Melanoma | 2009/08/06

Stress and cancer

Hi. I was diagnosed with melanoma cancer two years ago. The cancer is now in remission for a year. I would like to know if a lot of stress can bring on the cancer again.<br><br>

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There is no research that proves that stress causes cancer but we know that stress does compromise the immune system. Learning stress managment skills is important and can assist in your rehabilitation! Please focus on getting your life back and looking at the issues that cause stress. Linda

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