On-the-Job Stress Won't Raise Your Risk for Cancer, Study Finds

But it could lead to behaviors that increase the chances of disease, one expert says

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When the researchers tried to eliminate these factors from their data, they could be hiding a substantial number of people for whom stress leads directly to behaviors known to increase the risk for cancer, Ward noted.

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For more on stress and cancer, visit the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

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