Research Reports

A one-day education in soft tissue massage: experiences and opinions as evaluated by nursing staff in palliative care

  • Cronfalk BS, Friedrichsen M, Milberg A, Strang P "A one-day education in soft tissue massage: experiences and opinions as evaluated by nursing staff in palliative care." Palliat Support Care, 2008 Jun, 6p. 141-8
    PubMed Id: 18501049
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    DOI:10.1017/S1478951508000229

The value of massage therapy in cancer care

  • Myers CD, Walton T, Small BJ "The value of massage therapy in cancer care." Hematol Oncol Clin North Am, 2008 Aug, 22p. 649-60, viii
    PubMed Id: 18638693
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    DOI:10.1016/j.hoc.2008.04.003

Massage for symptom relief in patients with cancer: systematic review

Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with cancer and general and specialty pediatrics

  • Post-White J, Fitzgerald M, Hageness S, Sencer SF "Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with cancer and general and specialty pediatrics." J Pediatr Oncol Nurs, 2009 Jan-Feb, 26p. 7-15
    PubMed Id: 18936292
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    DOI:10.1177/1043454208323914

Anxiolytic effect of aromatherapy massage in patients with breast cancer

  • Imanishi J, Kuriyama H, Shigemori I, Watanabe S, Aihara Y, Kita M, Sawai K, Nakajima H, Yoshida N, Kunisawa M, Kawase M, Fukui K "Anxiolytic effect of aromatherapy massage in patients with breast cancer." Evid Based Complement Alternat Med, 2009 Mar, 6p. 123-8
    PubMed Id: 18955225
    PubMed Central Id: PMC2644279
    DOI:10.1093/ecam/nem073

Systematic review of massage intervention for adult patients with cancer: a methodological perspective

  • Jane SW, Wilkie DJ, Gallucci BB, Beaton RD "Systematic review of massage intervention for adult patients with cancer: a methodological perspective." Cancer Nurs, 2008 Nov-Dec, 31p. E24-35
    PubMed Id: 18987505
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    DOI:10.1097/01.NCC.0000339242.51291.85

Effects of a full-body massage on pain intensity anxiety and physiological relaxation in Taiwanese patients with metastatic bone pain: a pilot study

  • Jane SW, Wilkie DJ, Gallucci BB, Beaton RD, Huang HY "Effects of a full-body massage on pain intensity, anxiety, and physiological relaxation in Taiwanese patients with metastatic bone pain: a pilot study." J Pain Symptom Manage, 2009 Apr, 37p. 754-63
    PubMed Id: 19070458
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    DOI:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2008.04.021

Massage therapy for children with cancer

  • Post-White J, Fitzgerald M, Savik K, Hooke MC, Hannahan AB, Sencer SF "Massage therapy for children with cancer." J Pediatr Oncol Nurs, 2009 Jan-Feb, 26p. 16-28
    PubMed Id: 19074355
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    DOI:10.1177/1043454208323295

Massage therapy for cancer palliation and supportive care: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials

  • "Massage therapy for cancer palliation and supportive care: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials." Support Care Cancer, 2009 Apr, 17p. 333-7
    PubMed Id: 19148685
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    DOI:10.1007/s00520-008-0569-z

The existential experiences of receiving soft tissue massage in palliative home care-an intervention

  • Cronfalk BS, Strang P, Ternestedt BM, Friedrichsen M "The existential experiences of receiving soft tissue massage in palliative home care--an intervention." Support Care Cancer, 2009 Sep, 17p. 1203-11
    PubMed Id: 19184127
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    DOI:10.1007/s00520-008-0575-1

Massage therapy reduces physical discomfort and improves mood disturbances in women with breast cancer

  • Listing M, Reisshauer A, Krohn M, Voigt B, Tjahono G, Becker J, Klapp BF, Rauchfuss M "Massage therapy reduces physical discomfort and improves mood disturbances in women with breast cancer." Psychooncology, 2009 Dec, 18p. 1290-9
    PubMed Id: 19189275
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    DOI:10.1002/pon.1508

Integrative therapies in hospice and home health: introduction and adoption

Developing a model for complementary therapy for patients with cancer

  • "Developing a model for complementary therapy for patients with cancer." Nurs Times, 2009 Mar 3-9, 105p. 14-5
    PubMed Id: 19331077
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Massage for Cancer Pain: A Study with University and Hospice Collaboration

  • Gorman G, Forest J, Stapleton SJ, Hoenig NA, Marschke M, Durham J, Suarez ML, Wilkie DJ "Massage for Cancer Pain: A Study with University and Hospice Collaboration." J Hosp Palliat Nurs, 2008 Jul 1, 10p. 191-197
    PubMed Id: 19337585
    PubMed Central Id: PMC2662729
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Massage and music therapy for relief of anxiety of cancer patients in palliative care

  • Mantovan F, Rauter E, Müller I "[Massage and music therapy for relief of anxiety of cancer patients in palliative care]." Pflege Z, 2009 Mar, 62p. 164-9
    PubMed Id: 19348407
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