Medicine: Emotions, Sex & Cancer

Medical men are turning up more and more evidence that there is a connection between the emotions and cancer. Research teams (in Chicago, in Manhattan and at U.C.L.A.) studied cancer patients to find out what sort of psychological makeup they had before they developed the disease. They soon found that the average victim of breast or prostate cancer was unable to express such basic drives as anger, aggressiveness, or sexual impulses, suffered from an inner turmoil "covered over by a façade of pleasantness."

In Psychosomatic Medicine, California's Dr. Eugene M. Blumberg and his...

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