March 11, 2013 News Release

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Published on March 11, 2013

Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care’s Anticancer Lifestyle Program Presents Nationally Acclaimed Clinical Professor and Researcher

Cancer is a worldwide epidemic, however, evidence-based research now exists that links cancer and stress and demonstrates the interconnections of psychological, behavioral and biological factors in cancer. Join nationally acclaimed clinical professor and researcher Dr. Barbara L. Andersen from Ohio State University on Thursday, April 25 from 7-8:30 pm at the Concord City Auditorium, Concord, N.H. as she presents: "Cancer and Stress: What’s the Connection?"

Dr. Andersen will discuss stress and cancer including her own research in breast cancer patients where psychological interventions reduced the risk for recurrence and death from breast cancer. Participants will leave with an increased knowledge of the relationship between stress and cancer and what research has demonstrated in this area.

This presentation is free and does not require registration however, space is limited. For additional information contact Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care HOPE Resource Center at or (603) 227-7000 ext. 6937. This presentation is sponsored by Charter Trust Company.

Learn more about Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care’s Anticancer Lifestyle Program at

About Barbara L. Andersen, PhD

Dr. Andersen joined Ohio State University (OSU) faculty in 1989 in the Department of Psychology with a joint appointment in Obstetrics and Gynecology and was promoted to Professor in 1991. Dr. Andersen is also a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center. She was instrumental in the development of the Behavioral Measurement Shared Resource and served as Director from 2003 to 2005.

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