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A pilot study to assess the influence of tai chi chuan on functional capacity among breast cancer survivors.

@article{Mustian2006APS,
  title={A pilot study to assess the influence of tai chi chuan on functional capacity among breast cancer survivors.},
  author={Karen M Mustian and Jeffrey A. Katula and Hongwei Zhao},
  journal={The journal of supportive oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={
          139-45
        }
}
Treatment of breast cancer can significantly diminish functional capacity in patients months and even years after the completion of treatments. Tai chi chuan (TCC) is a moderate form of exercise that may be an effective therapy for improving functional capacity among breast cancer survivors. We sought to provide pilot data comparing the efficacy of TCC and psychosocial therapy (PST; physical activity control) for improving functional capacity among breast cancer survivors post treatment. Twenty… CONTINUE READING

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