Yoga for persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Bower2012YogaFP,
  title={Yoga for persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Julienne E. Bower and Deborah Garet and B. J. Sternlieb and Patricia A. Ganz and Michael R. Irwin and Richard Olmstead and Gail A Greendale},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={118 15},
  pages={3766-75}
}
BACKGROUND Cancer-related fatigue afflicts up to 33% of breast cancer survivors, yet there are no empirically validated treatments for this symptom. METHODS The authors conducted a 2-group randomized controlled trial to determine the feasibility and efficacy of an Iyengar yoga intervention for breast cancer survivors with persistent post-treatment fatigue. Participants were breast cancer survivors who had completed cancer treatments (other than endocrine therapy) at least 6 months before… CONTINUE READING