Yoga as palliation in women with advanced cancer: a pilot study.

  title={Yoga as palliation in women with advanced cancer: a pilot study.},
  author={Tracey Carr and Elizabeth Quinlan and Susan M. Robertson and Wendy Duggleby and Roanne Thomas and Lorraine Holtslander},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  volume={22 3},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate the palliative potential of home-based yoga sessions provided to women with advanced cancer. METHOD Personalised 45-minute yoga sessions were offered to three women with advanced cancer by an experienced yoga teacher. Each woman took part in a one-to-one interview after the completion of the yoga programme and was asked to describe her experiences of the programme's impact. RESULTS The personalised nature of the yoga sessions… CONTINUE READING
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