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Melanoma Progression Seen to Be Affected by Stress Levels

Posted: February 26, 2009

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The findings, published in the February issue of the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity, suggest that beta-blockers may help slow the progression of melanoma, Yang and colleagues said. Each year in the United States, almost 48,000 cases of melanoma are diagnosed and nearly 8,000 people die of the disease, according to the American Cancer Society.

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The American Academy of Dermatology has more about melanoma.

HealthDay News, February 19, 2009