Adverse life events and breast cancer

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7034.845 (Published 30 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:845

Other studies have found no association

  1. Jennifer Barraclough
  1. Consultant in psychological medicine Sir Michael Sobell House, Palliative Care Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ

    EDITOR,—The latest interview study about adverse life events and breast cancer, by C C Chen and colleagues, reports a positive link,1 but wider review of the literature shows a contradictory picture.2 Retrospective interview studies on this topic are hampered by unavoidable problems. A diagnosis of …

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