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11-19-2007, 02:19 PM
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Stress Hormone May Hasten The Progression Of Certain Blood Cancers

OLUMBUS, Ohio ? Researchers here have shown that in cell cultures, the stress hormone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stress_hormone) norepinephrine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norepinephrine) appears to promote the biochemical signals that stimulate certain tumor cells to grow and spread. The finding, if verified, may suggest a way of slowing the progression and spread of some cancers enough so that conventional chemotherapeutic treatments would have a better chance to work.
http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/eric%20yang.jpg Eric Yang
http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/glaser.jpg Ronald Glaser
The study also showed that stress hormones may play a completely different role in cancer development than researchers had once thought.