Unraveling the “Type C” Connection: Is There a Cancer Personality?

Lydia Temoshok, PhD

Implications for Prevention & Recovery

 The Contributions of Lydia Temoshok, PhD
Director of The Behavioral Medicine Program, Biotechnology Institute
University of Maryland Medical School
Co-Author, The Type C Connection: The Mind-Body Link to Cancer and Your Health

 “I’ve described the experience of cancer as a crossroads in your life, when you’re confronted with both danger—and opportunity…..What changes you make turn this experience from what (at first) may seem like a prison sentence into an opportunity for healing and a better life.”                       Lydia Temoshok, PhD

Can our emotions and behavior affect our risk of getting cancer and our recovery from this disease?