Massage helps brain cancer patients, study finds

12/13/2012 | MedWire News (U.K.)

Twice-weekly massage therapy was associated with decreased levels of distress for brain cancer patients, according to a study in BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. After four weeks, fatigue was the only concern reported by more than half of patients; however, one week after therapy stopped, patients reported increases in pain, worry and sadness.

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