Mindfulness-based stress reduction can alleviate cancer- related fatigue: A meta-analysis.

  title={Mindfulness-based stress reduction can alleviate cancer- related fatigue: A meta-analysis.},
  author={Congyan Xie and Bei Dong and Lihong Wang and Xiuchen Jing and Yin Wu and Lu Lin and Li Tian},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},

The Impact of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on Psychological Outcomes and Quality of Life in Patients With Lung Cancer: A Meta-Analysis

The MBSR program shows positive effects on psychological states in lung cancer patients and should be recommended as a part of the rehabilitation program for Lung cancer patients.

Mindfulness-based interventions: an overall review

Abstract Introduction This is an overall review on mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs). Sources of data We identified studies in PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, AMED, Web of Science and Google

Mindfulness-based therapies for cancer patients and families: a systematic review

Heterogeneity of studies’ characteristics makes findings on the efficacy of MBTs poorly informative with reference to different clinical and cancer-related psychological conditions, which could provide a basis for better evaluating and targeting MBTs’ protocols for the specific needs of patients with cancer and their relatives.

Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials on Yoga, Psychosocial, and Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Cancer-Related Fatigue: What Intervention Characteristics Are Related to Higher Efficacy?

Simple Summary Many individuals with cancer suffer from persistent exhaustion due to cancer therapy, known as cancer-related fatigue (CRF). Yoga, psychosocial, and mindfulness-based interventions are

The Relationship between Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence as a Protective Factor for Healthcare Professionals: Systematic Review

A systematic review of recent evidence revealed a positive relationship between mindfulness and emotional intelligence, particularly the capacity to regulate emotions, and mindfulness is negatively related to emotional exhaustion.

The Psychological Effect of Internet-Based Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on the Survivors of Breast Cancer During the COVID-19

Internet-based MBSR showed efficacy in reducing psychological symptoms among survivors of BC, and iMBSR practice has a potential dose–response efficacy, with a threshold of >30 min daily practice for most optimal symptoms reduction.

Cancer-Related Fatigue—Is There a Role for Complementary and Integrative Medicine?

It is suggested that some CIM modalities might have a potential role in alleviating cancer-related fatigue and these modalities include acupuncture, touch therapies, nutrition, nutritional supplements, stress reduction, homeopathy, and circadian rhythm management.



Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on breast cancer symptoms: systematic review and meta-analysis

In the meta-analysis of the two randomized studies, the results, although not significant, revealed a moderate effect for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on the outcome of fatigue, which seems to be a promising alternative for treatment of this disease's symptoms.

Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on symptom variables and health-related quality of life in breast cancer patients—a systematic review and meta-analysis

MBSR is worthy of being recommended to breast cancer patients as a complementary treatment or adjunctive therapy, and the effects on pain, sleep quality, and global QoL were in the expected direction.

Mindfulness-based interventions for women with breast cancer: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Evidence is revealed for the short-term effectiveness and safety of mindfulness-based interventions in women with breast cancer, however, their clinical relevance remains unclear and further research is needed.

Examination of Broad Symptom Improvement Resulting From Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

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  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • 2016
The MBSR(BC) program significantly improved a broad range of symptoms among BCSs up to 6 weeks after MBSRs training, with generally small to moderate overall effect sizes.

Feasibility of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Survivors

Assessment of whether mindfulness-based stress reduction has a positive effect on breast cancer survivors’ psychological status, psychosocial characteristics, symptoms, and quality of life during the critical transition period from end of treatment to resumption of daily activities found it feasible to use MBSR.

Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction in mood, breast- and endocrine-related quality of life, and well-being in stage 0 to III breast cancer: a randomized, controlled trial.

Novel evidence is provided that MBSR can help alleviate long-term emotional and physical adverse effects of medical treatments, including endocrine treatments, and is recommended to support survivors of breast cancer.

Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on sleep, mood, stress and fatigue symptoms in cancer outpatients

Overall sleep disturbance was significantly reduced and participants reported that their sleep quality had improved and the implications for improving quality of life of cancer patients are discussed.

Exercise and other non-pharmaceutical interventions for cancer-related fatigue in patients during or after cancer treatment: a systematic review incorporating an indirect-comparisons meta-analysis

Comparing the treatments with usual care during cancer treatment, relaxation exercise was the highest ranked intervention with a standardisedmean difference (SMD) of −0.77 (95% Credible Interval) while massage and yoga showed the highest effect.