Comfort-oriented massage or touch can be safely administered to cancer patients regardless of the severity of their condition. The purpose of this class is to present information and provide experience for massage therapists who wish to work with clients who have been diagnosed with cancer or are recovering from it. The culminating activity of the class will be to give a relaxation to someone with a history of cancer.
Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer, 3rd Ed. (Findhorn Press, 2014). Chapters 4, 5, 7 and 8.