After experiencing the benefits of meditation to help himself cope with the stress of caring for patients with cancer, this oncologist leads classes teaching those patients to use the tool to better cope with their disease and its effects.
There are benefits for breast and colorectal cancer survivors with mindfulness-based stress reduction, study data indicates.
Randomized trial shows beneficial effect for yoga combined with meditation in breast cancer survivors.
Music, nature sounds, and the combination of both were effective in decreasing pain and anxiety in patients with cancer on hospice.
Mind body techniques added to aerobic exercise improve rehabilitation outcomes in breast cancer survivorsJanuary 22, 2015
Researchers sought to determine the impact of aerobic exercise training and yoga on survivorship measures in breast cancer survivors.
The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) and co-researchers issue a report card on complementary therapies for breast cancerNovember 17, 2014
A majority of breast cancer patients in the U.S. use complementary therapies after a breast cancer diagnosis, but there has been little science-based guidance about their safety and effectiveness.
A major medical center in New York City uses a program of arts and music to help patients through their treatments. The program is even being used to give nurses a chance to de-stress.
Mindfulness-based meditation could lessen some symptoms associated with cancer in teens, including depression and sleep quality in girls, according to the results of a preliminary study.
Breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy showed decreased fatigue as a result of cognitive behavioral therapy plus hypnosis, according to a new study.
The flowing movements and meditative exercises of the mind-body activity known as Qigong may help survivors of prostate cancer to combat fatigue, according to a newly published trial study.
For women with breast cancer, combining creative art therapy with MBSR in an 8-week program changed brain activity in ways that are associated with lower stress and anxiety.
The many benefits of meditation include reduce anxiety, ease pain, increase flexibility, and improve overall health. Although meditation is not a cure, it may improve quality of life for patients with cancer.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) showed a trend toward improving psychological outcomes by reducing mood disturbance in women who had survived early-stage breast cancer.
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