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  1. Massage Therapy Can Be Beneficial in Cancer Care | Mesothelioma.com

    for Patients and their Familes Prognosis Doctors Clinical Trials Blog News Call Us Toll-Free 1-800-336-0086 Support a Loved One Help Find a Cure. Learn More › Blog › Melanie Bowen › Relax Your Mind, Body, and Spirit: How Massage Therapy Can Be Beneficial... The MCA Blog Connecting with others one

  2. Melanie Bowen | Mesothelioma.com

    Reading » Relax Your Mind, Body, and Spirit: How Massage Therapy Can Be Beneficial in Cancer Care Author: Melanie Bowen Date: 7/3/2012 Prevailing medical wisdom long held the belief that massage therapy would have more negative effects on cancer patients than positive ones, but many medical

  3. Stress Awareness and Cancer - Tips for Coping

    searching the Road to Recovery webpage to find local branches near you. Four of Many Alternative Therapy Options Massage can help relieve stress and anxiety. Massage therapy may improve sleep, reduce pain and fatigue. However, each individual responds differently. Massage therapists need training

  4. Alternative Mesothelioma Treatments | Touch

    , patients must discuss options with their health care team to ensure viability with other therapies, such as chemotherapy and radiation, that may complicate options. Craniosacral Treatment Craniosacral therapy, also referred to as cranial therapy and cranial osteopathy, is similar to massage therapy

  5. Looking & Feeling Good While Battling Cancer

    the way I felt." Wearing favorite colors or brighter hues to compliment the skin may also elevate a patient's mood. Treat & Pamper Yourself Many spa treatments are healthy for the body and also create an improved sense of well-being. Massages are excellent for overall health, and massage therapy can

  6. Gift Ideas for Cancer Patients: Spending Time

    with the patient first, to see if they have a preferred service provider or are comfortable with such an arrangement. Hint: This can also be a great gift for primary caregivers, who often have to take care of many of these types of things on their own. Schedule a Massage or Spa Package Numerous medical

  7. Mesothelioma Palliative Care | Pain Management

    , such as difficulty breathing (dyspnea). These methods may include: Acupuncture Massage therapy Respiratory therapy Nutrition and diet planning Yoga and meditation Learn more about Palliative Care for Mesothelioma Learn more about Palliative Care Pain Medication and Palliative Care Pain management is an important

  8. Alternative Therapies & Cancer Infographic

    Therapies & Cancer Infographic Posted by Jackie Clark on 8/19/2011 Ever wonder how alternative treatments such as reiki, massage and acupuncture have assisted healing for cancer patients? Take a look at the infographic below to learn more about these complementary healing modalities. Be sure to check back

  9. University of New Mexico Cancer Center

    Medicine therapies to help make patients more comfortable throughout the treatment process and also to make therapies more effective. These offerings include massage, acupuncture, nutrition, the arts and support services for both patients and their families. Author: Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

  10. Swedish Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center

    psychological, emotional and spiritual needs, such as massage, nutrition, emotional support and music therapy. Support groups are available, and an American Cancer Society Patient Navigator is also on hand to help patients and their families through the cancer treatment process. Author: Linda Molinari

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