Massage benefits for Breast cancer patients
Updated: Jan 10, 2019
A clinical trial in Sweden showed a decrease of nausea in a group of women with breast cancer after receiving massage.
A measurable difference from the control group was observed on 5 occasions with just 20 minutes of massage link
Another study from 2018 involving 75 patients shows that foot massage with aromatherapy out-performed, aromatherapy inhalation and the control group who received none of the treatments, in reducing nausea and retching in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy link.
More studies and trials are being conducted in the field of massage and oncology massage, and you can read about the progresses and more trial based studies at the National Center for Biotechnology Information link.