Benefits of Oncology Massage

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Oncology massage can change the way it feels to live with a serious illness. By providing clinically reasoned and thoughtfully adapted massage, therapists nourish body, mind, and spirit to:

Reprinted with permission from Susan Gee

  • Improve quality of life
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Help with the management of pain
  • Improve quality of sleep
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Reduce unpleasant sensation from chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN)
  • Increase function in areas affected by scar tissue resulting from surgery and radiation
  • Reduce post-surgical swelling and support rehabilitation and recovery
  • Support the lymph system and assist with lymphedema management
  • Improve body awareness and image