Impact of Medical Qigong on quality of life, fatigue, mood and inflammation in cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Oh2010ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of Medical Qigong on quality of life, fatigue, mood and inflammation in cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Byeongsang Oh and Phyllis Butow and Brian Mullan and Stephen J. Clarke and Philip J. Beale and Nick Pavlakis and Emily J. Kothe and Lawrence T. Lam and David S. H. Rosenthal},
  booktitle={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Substantial numbers of cancer patients use complementary medicine therapies, even without a supportive evidence base. This study aimed to evaluate in a randomized controlled trial, the use of Medical Qigong (MQ) compared with usual care to improve the quality of life (QOL) of cancer patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred and sixty-two patients with a range of cancers were recruited. QOL and fatigue were measured by Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General and Functional… CONTINUE READING
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