Articles of Interest

 

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Journal Articles

Adams, J., Sibbritt, D., Broom, A., Loxton, D., Pirotta, M., Humphreys, J., Lui, C.-W., 2011. A comparison of complementary and alternative medicine users and use across geographical areas: a national survey of 1,427 women. BMC Complement. Altern. Med. 11, 85. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-11-85

Armstrong, K., Lanni, T., Anderson, M.M., Patricolo, G.E., 2018. Integrative medicine and the oncology patient: options and benefits. Support. Care Cancer Off. J. Multinatl. Assoc. Support. Care Cancer 26, 2267–2273. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-017-4007-y

Billhult, A., Bergbom, I., Stener-Victorin, E., 2007. Massage Relieves Nausea in Women with Breast Cancer Who Are Undergoing Chemotherapy. J. Altern. Complement. Med. 13, 53–58. https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2006.6049

Billhult, A., Lindholm, C., Gunnarsson, R., Stener-Victorin, E., 2009. The effect of massage on immune function and stress in women with breast cancer--a randomized controlled trial. Auton. Neurosci. Basic Clin. 150, 111–115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autneu.2009.03.010

Boyd, C., Crawford, C., Paat, C.F., Price, A., Xenakis, L., Zhang, W., Evidence for Massage Therapy (EMT) Working Group, 2016. The Impact of Massage Therapy on Function in Pain Populations-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials: Part II, Cancer Pain Populations. Pain Med. Malden Mass 17, 1553–1568. https://doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnw100

Cassileth, B.R., Vickers, A.J., 2004. Massage therapy for symptom control: outcome study at a major cancer center. J. Pain Symptom Manage. 28, 244–249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2003.12.016

Ernst, E., 2009. Massage therapy for cancer palliation and supportive care: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials. Support. Care Cancer Off. J. Multinatl. Assoc. Support. Care Cancer 17, 333–337. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-008-0569-z

Fourie, W. J., 2008. Considering wider myofascial involvement as a possible contributor to upper extremity dysfunction following treatment for primary breast cancer. Journal Bodywork & Movement Therapy Oct;12(4):349-55. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19083693

Gentile, D., Boselli, D., O’Neill, G., Yaguda, S., Bailey-Dorton, C., Eaton, T.A., 2018. Cancer Pain Relief After Healing Touch and Massage. J. Altern. Complement. Med. N. Y. N 24, 968–973. https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2018.0192

Greenlee, H., DuPont-Reyes, M.J., Balneaves, L.G., Carlson, L.E., Cohen, M.R., Deng, G., Johnson, J.A., Mumber, M., Seely, D., Zick, S.M., Boyce, L.M., Tripathy, D., 2017. Clinical practice guidelines on the evidence-based use of integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment. CA. Cancer J. Clin. 67, 194–232. https://doi.org/10.3322/caac.21397

Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Ironson, G., Beutler, J., Vera, Y., Hurley, J., Fletcher, M.A., Schanberg, S., Kuhn, C., Fraser, M., Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Ironson, G., Beutler, J., Vera, Y., Hurley, J., Fletcher, M.A., Schanberg, S., Kuhn, C., Fraser, M., 2005. Natural Killer Cells and Lymphocytes Increase in Women with Breast Cancer following Massage Therapy. Int. J. Neurosci. 115, 495–510. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207450590523080

Hunter, D., Marinakis, C., Salisbury, R., Cray, A., Oates, R., 2016. Complementary therapy use in metropolitan and regional Australian radiotherapy centres; do patients report effective outcomes? Support. Care Cancer Off. J. Multinatl. Assoc. Support. Care Cancer 24, 1803–1811. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-015-2972-6

Johnson, J.R., Crespin, D.J., Griffin, K.H., Finch, M.D., Dusek, J.A., 2014. Effects of integrative medicine on pain and anxiety among oncology inpatients. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. Monogr. 2014, 330–337. https://doi.org/10.1093/jncimonographs/lgu030

Kinkead, B., Schettler, P.J., Larson, E.R., Carroll, D., Sharenko, M., Nettles, J., Edwards, S.A., Miller, A.H., Torres, M.A., Dunlop, B.W., Rakofsky, J.J., Rapaport, M.H., 2018. Massage therapy decreases cancer-related fatigue: Results from a randomized early phase trial. Cancer 124, 546–554. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.31064

Kutner, J.S., Smith, M.C., Corbin, L., Hemphill, L., Benton, K., Mellis, B.K., Beaty, B., Felton, S., Yamashita, T.E., Bryant, L.L., Fairclough, D.L., 2008. Massage therapy versus simple touch to improve pain and mood in patients with advanced cancer: a randomized trial. Ann. Intern. Med. 149, 369–379. https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-149-6-200809160-00003. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18794556

Lee, S.-H., Kim, J.-Y., Yeo, S., Kim, S.-H., Lim, S., 2015. Meta-Analysis of Massage Therapy on Cancer Pain. Integr. Cancer Ther. 14, 297–304. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735415572885

Lopez, G., Liu, W., Milbury, K., Spelman, A., Wei, Q., Bruera, E., Cohen, L., 2017. The effects of oncology massage on symptom self-report for cancer patients and their caregivers. Support. Care Cancer Off. J. Multinatl. Assoc. Support. Care Cancer 25, 3645–3650. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-017-3784-7

Mao, J.J., Wagner, K.E., Seluzicki, C.M., Hugo, A., Galindez, L.K., Sheaffer, H., Fox, K.R., 2017. Integrating Oncology Massage Into Chemoinfusion Suites: A Program Evaluation. J. Oncol. Pract. 13, e207–e216. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2016.015081

Noto, Y., Kitajima, M., Kudo, M., Okudera, K., Hirota, K., 2010. Leg massage therapy promotes psychological relaxation and reinforces the first-line host defense in cancer patients. J. Anesth. 24, 827–831. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00540-010-1028-9

Oh, B., Butow, P., Mullan, B., Beale, P., Pavlakis, N., Rosenthal, D., Clarke, S., 2010. The use and perceived benefits resulting from the use of complementary and alternative medicine by cancer patients in Australia. Asia Pac. J. Clin. Oncol. 6, 342–349. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-7563.2010.01329.x

Post-White, J., Kinney, M.E., Savik, K., Gau, J.B., Wilcox, C., Lerner, I., 2003. Therapeutic Massage and Healing Touch Improve Symptoms in Cancer. Integr. Cancer Ther. 2, 332–344. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735403259064

Shin, E.-S., Seo, K.-H., Lee, S.-H., Jang, J.-E., Jung, Y.-M., Kim, M.-J., Yeon, J.-Y., 2016. Massage with or without aromatherapy for symptom relief in people with cancer. Cochrane Database Syst. Rev. CD009873. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD009873.pub3

Smith, C.A., Hunter, J., Delaney, G.P., Ussher, J.M., Templeman, K., Grant, S., Oyston, E., 2018. Integrative oncology and complementary medicine cancer services in Australia: findings from a national cross-sectional survey. BMC Complement. Altern. Med. 18, 289. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-018-2357-8

Wang, K., Qi, S., Lai, H., Zhu, X., Fu, G., 2018. Clinical massage therapy for patients with cancer-related fatigue protocol of a systematic review. Medicine (Baltimore) 97, e13440. https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013440

Wilkinson, S., Barnes, K., Storey, L., 2008. Massage for symptom relief in patients with cancer: systematic review. J. Adv. Nurs. 63, 430–439. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04712.x

 

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