Group therapy helps breast cancer patients

March 9, 2009 11:15:42 AM PDT
In medical news, there's new research suggesting group therapy can help breast cancer patients keep the disease in remission. Doctors followed 200-breast cancer patients for 11 years.

They claim after group therapy. the women had reduced the risk of breast cancer re-emerging by 45 percent.

Researchers theorize that psychological treatment helps reduce harmful stress hormones.