Findings move to clinical trials, but cancer patients can use yoga and other relaxation techniques now to lower stress
Aug. 25, 2015
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
Women with ovarian cancer who took a certain type of beta-blocker for heart problems unrelated to their cancer lived more than four years on average longer than those who did not take the drug, a study finds.
McGregor seeks volunteers with family history of breast cancer for study on the effects of stress-management techniques on immune function
Feb. 22, 2010
Led by Dr. Bonnie McGregor of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Health SMART is a study to see how stress-reduction workshops can help women with a family history of breast cancer manage their everyday stresses and cancer-risk concerns. The goal of the study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, is to see whether various stress-management and coping techniques reduce stress and improve immune function.