Vivekananda Yoga Program for Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer and Their Family Caregivers.

@article{Milbury2015VivekanandaYP,
  title={Vivekananda Yoga Program for Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer and Their Family Caregivers.},
  author={Kathrin Milbury and Smitha Mallaiah and Gabriel Lopez and Zhongxing X Liao and Chunyi Yang and Cindy L Carmack and Alejandro Chaoul and Amy R Spelman and Lorenzo Cohen},
  journal={Integrative cancer therapies},
  year={2015},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={446-51}
}
BACKGROUND The primary purpose of this study was to establish the feasibility of a couple-based Vivekananda Yoga (VKC) intervention in lung cancer patients and caregivers. Secondly, we examined preliminary efficacy regarding quality of life (QOL) outcomes. METHOD In this single-arm feasibility trial, patients with lung cancer undergoing radiotherapy and their caregivers participated in a 15-session VKC program that focused on the interconnectedness of the dyad. We assessed pre-and post… CONTINUE READING