New research now indicates that a cancer diagnosis may be as fatal as the cancer itself, dramatically increasing the risk of suicide and heart-related death in the week following diagnosis. The risk of suicide was found to be 16 times higher and the risk of heart-related death 26 times higher during the first week following diagnosis versus those who were cancer free.
The placebo effect is one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented, misused and maligned effects of health and medical products.
There are many things that drive cancer. Poor diet, chemical and radiation exposures, and certain infections, figure prominently in the process. Stress, however, is a major contributing factor that is often ignored.
New research, however, sheds light on how stress hormones make cancer cell resistant to multiple treatments.