Yoga for women with metastatic breast cancer: results from a pilot study.

@article{Carson2007YogaFW,
  title={Yoga for women with metastatic breast cancer: results from a pilot study.},
  author={James W. Carson and Kimberly M. Carson and Laura S Porter and Francis J. Keefe and Heather S. Shaw and Julie Miller},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          331-41
        }
}
Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) remains a terminal illness for which major treatment advances are slow to appear, and hence it is crucial that effective palliative interventions be developed to reduce the cancer-related symptoms of women with this condition during the remaining years of their lives. This pilot/feasibility study examined a novel, yoga-based palliative intervention, the Yoga of Awareness Program, in a sample of women with MBC. The eight-week protocol included gentle yoga postures… CONTINUE READING
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