Research Reports

The effect of massage on immune function and stress in women with breast cancer - A randomized controlled trial

  • Billhult A, Lindholm C, Gunnarsson R, Stener-Victorin E "The effect of massage on immune function and stress in women with breast cancer--a randomized controlled trial." Auton Neurosci, 2009 Oct 5, 150p. 111-5
    PubMed Id: 19376750
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    DOI:10.1016/j.autneu.2009.03.010

Providing massage therapy for people with advanced cancer: what to expect

  • Smith MC, Yamashita TE, Bryant LL, Hemphill L, Kutner JS "Providing massage therapy for people with advanced cancer: what to expect." J Altern Complement Med, 2009 Apr, 15p. 367-71
    PubMed Id: 19388858
    PubMed Central Id: PMC3189000
    DOI:10.1089/acm.2008.0391

Effects of therapeutic massage on the quality of life among patients with breast cancer during treatment

  • Sturgeon M, Wetta-Hall R, Hart T, Good M, Dakhil S "Effects of therapeutic massage on the quality of life among patients with breast cancer during treatment." J Altern Complement Med, 2009 Apr, 15p. 373-80
    PubMed Id: 19388859
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    DOI:10.1089/acm.2008.0399

Facilitating comfort for hospitalized patients using non-pharmacological measures: preliminary development of clinical practice guidelines

  • Williams AM, Davies A, Griffiths G "Facilitating comfort for hospitalized patients using non-pharmacological measures: preliminary development of clinical practice guidelines." Int J Nurs Pract, 2009 Jun, 15p. 145-55
    PubMed Id: 19531072
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    DOI:10.1111/j.1440-172X.2009.01739.x

Value of massage therapy for patients in a breast clinic

  • Pruthi S, Degnim AC, Bauer BA, DePompolo RW, Nayar V "Value of massage therapy for patients in a breast clinic." Clin J Oncol Nurs, 2009 Aug, 13p. 422-5
    PubMed Id: 19648098
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    DOI:10.1188/09.CJON.422-425

Is reflexology an effective intervention? A systematic review of randomised controlled trials

  • "Is reflexology an effective intervention? A systematic review of randomised controlled trials." Med J Aust, 2009 Sep 7, 191p. 263-6
    PubMed Id: 19740047
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Endocrinological evaluations of brief hand massages in palliative care

  • Osaka I, Kurihara Y, Tanaka K, Nishizaki H, Aoki S, Adachi I "Endocrinological evaluations of brief hand massages in palliative care." J Altern Complement Med, 2009 Sep, 15p. 981-5
    PubMed Id: 19757975
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    DOI:10.1089/acm.2008.0241

Is there a role for complementary therapy in the management of leukemia?

  • Wesa KM, Cassileth BR "Is there a role for complementary therapy in the management of leukemia?" Expert Rev Anticancer Ther, 2009 Sep, 9p. 1241-9
    PubMed Id: 19761428
    PubMed Central Id: PMC2792198
    DOI:10.1586/era.09.100

Integrative tumor board: a case report and discussion from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

  • Lu W, Ott MJ, Kennedy S, Mathay MB, Doherty-Gilman AM, Dean-Clower E, Hayes CM, Rosenthal DS "Integrative Tumor Board: a case report and discussion from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute." Integr Cancer Ther, 2009 Sep, 8p. 235-41
    PubMed Id: 19815593
    PubMed Central Id: PMC2831080
    DOI:10.1177/1534735409343446

Complementary and alternative medicine use among long-term lymphoma survivors: A pilot study

  • Habermann TM, Thompson CA, LaPlant BR, Bauer BA, Janney CA, Clark MM, Rummans TA, Maurer MJ, Sloan JA, Geyer SM, Cerhan JR "Complementary and alternative medicine use among long-term lymphoma survivors: a pilot study." Am J Hematol, 2009 Dec, 84p. 795-8
    PubMed Id: 19894247
    PubMed Central Id: PMC3154703
    DOI:10.1002/ajh.21554

Reflection of a 7-year patient care program: implementing and sustaining an integrative hospital program

  • Ernst LS, Ferrer L "Reflection of a 7-year patient care program: implementing and sustaining an integrative hospital program." J Holist Nurs, 2009 Dec, 27p. 276-81
    PubMed Id: 20009019
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    DOI:10.1177/0898010109339526

Integrating massage into cancer care

  • "Integrating massage into cancer care." Beginnings, 2009 Fall, 29p. 16-7
    PubMed Id: 20034264
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Effectiveness of early physiotherapy to prevent lymphoedema after surgery for breast cancer: randomised single blinded clinical trial

  • Torres Lacomba M, Yuste Sánchez MJ, Zapico Goñi A, Prieto Merino D, Mayoral del Moral O, Cerezo Téllez E, Minayo Mogollón E "Effectiveness of early physiotherapy to prevent lymphoedema after surgery for breast cancer: randomised, single blinded, clinical trial." BMJ, 2010 Jan 12, 340p. b5396
    PubMed Id: 20068255
    PubMed Central Id: PMC2806631
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To find inner peace: soft massage as an established and integrated part of palliative care

  • Beck I, Runeson I, Blomqvist K "To find inner peace: soft massage as an established and integrated part of palliative care." Int J Palliat Nurs, 2009 Nov, 15p. 541-5
    PubMed Id: 20081728
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    DOI:10.12968/ijpn.2009.15.11.45493

The efficacy of classical massage on stress perception and cortisol following primary treatment of breast cancer

  • Listing M, Krohn M, Liezmann C, Kim I, Reisshauer A, Peters E, Klapp BF, Rauchfuss M "The efficacy of classical massage on stress perception and cortisol following primary treatment of breast cancer." Arch Womens Ment Health, 2010 Apr, 13p. 165-73
    PubMed Id: 20169378
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    DOI:10.1007/s00737-009-0143-9

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