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Touch, Caring, and Cancer: randomized controlled trial of a multimedia caregiver education program
PurposeA randomized controlled trial was conducted to evaluate outcomes of a multimedia instructional program for family caregivers in simple touch-based techniques to provide comfort to cancerExpand
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Massage therapy for patients with metastatic cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVES The study objectives were to determine the feasibility and effects of providing therapeutic massage at home for patients with metastatic cancer. DESIGN This was a randomized controlledExpand
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Massage in supportive cancer care.
OBJECTIVE To review recent findings on the utilization of massage by cancer patients, including evidence of effects in supportive and palliative cancer care, current understanding of safetyExpand
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The value of massage therapy in cancer care.
Massage therapy is increasingly available as a supportive therapy to patients in medical centers providing cancer treatment. This article provides an overview of the evidence base relevant to the useExpand
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Massage modalities and symptoms reported by cancer patients: narrative review.
The results of several studies on the use of massage therapies for cancer patients have been published in the peer-reviewed literature over the past 20 years. The current article provides a summaryExpand
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Therapeutic Massage Intervention for Hospitalized Patients with Cancer: A Pilot Study
F orty-two (42) percent of Americans use some form of alternative medicine, spending 21.2 billion dollars annually,1 and one of the most commonly sought alternative and complementary medicine (ACM)Expand
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Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree Approach
Part I: FOUNDATIONS * Chapter 1: The Decision Tree * Chapter 2: The Elements of Massage Therapy * Chapter 3: Principles of Massage Contraindications * Chapter 4: Interviewing, Decision Making, andExpand
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