cancer susceptibilityAn inherent proneness toward suffering from cancer.
Advocates of unproven methods of cancer care may evoke psychoneuroimmunology arguments that certain personality types or individuals with specific mental health profiles are at an increased risk of acquiring cancer.
Cancer Susceptibility—fringe oncology arguments
• Maternal domination;
• Immature sexual adjustment;
• Inability to express emotions and hostility;
• Inability to accept significant losses;
• Pre-neoplastic feelings of despair, hopelessness and self-pity;
• Poor self-image and interpersonal relationships;
• Lack of closeness to parents.
A tangible risk of suffering cancer, based on chromosome and DNA analysis.