Stress, Cancer: Stress Modulation of the Metastatic Process

  • K. P. Balitsky
  • Yu. P. Shmalko
  • V. G. Pinchuk


The interest in the problem of stress effect on the origination and development of metastases is guided by the dictates of the actual clinical situation: (1) Most oncologic patients die of metastases; (2) the tumoral process and its treatment (radiotherapy, intensive chemotherapy, surgical management) are associated with excessive stress loads, both physiological and psychoemotional.


Stress Effect Stress Reaction Metastatic Spreading Tumor Removal Metastatic Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. P. Balitsky
    • 1
  • Yu. P. Shmalko
    • 1
  • V. G. Pinchuk
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pathogenetic Mechanisms of Metastatic ProcessR. E. Kavetsky Institute of Oncology Problems of the Academy of Sciences of the UkrSSRKievUSSR
  2. 2.R. E. Kavetsky Institute of Oncology Problems of the Academy of Sciences of the UkrSSRKievUSSR

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