The effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions among cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Xunlin2019TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions among cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={NG Xunlin and Ying Lau and Piyanee Klainin-Yobas},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2019},
  volume={28},
  pages={1563-1578}
}
Purpose Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Cancer negatively affects individuals’ quality of life and overall health. Mindfulness-based interventions appear to be promising in the reduction of cancer-related and treatment-related symptoms. This review aimed to systematically summarize and synthesize the best available evidence concerning the effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions on anxiety, depression, quality of life, fatigue, stress… 
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