Affect & anger control & risk of cancer


Vicki White*, Ron Borland**, Graham Giles, Dallas English (*Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer **VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control)


To determine whether emotional factors play a role in the development of specific cancers, especially breast cancer and prostate cancer.


White VM, English DR, Coates H, Lagerlund M, Borland R, Giles GG. Is cancer risk associated with anger control and negative affect? Findings from a prospective cohort study. Psychosom Med. 2007;69:667-674