Accession Number:

ADA433879

Title:

Genetic Risk of Breast Cancer Distress and Immune Response

Descriptive Note:

Annual summary rept. 5 Mar 2004-4 Mar 2005

Corporate Author:

ALABAMA UNIV IN BIRMINGHAM

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

Based on Selyes framework of Physiological Response to Stress and Lazarus and Folkmans Transactional Model of Stress 1984, the specific aims of this study are to 1 examine the association of objective and subjective breast cancer risk with immune responses 2 examine the mediating role of psychological distress on the relationship between subjective breast cancer risk and immune responses 3 determine the moderating role of dispositional optimism on the relationship between subjective breast cancer risk and psychological distress and 4 assess the association between objective and subjective breast cancer risk in 126 healthy women with FH or without FH- family history of breast cancer in first-degree relatives FDRs.

Subject Categories:

  • Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE