Research & Evidence-Informed Outcomes For Cancer Patients

Publications by Tina Walter

How Yoga Therapy Can Treat Symptoms & Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

Anxiety & Depression
A pilot study of yoga for breast cancer survivors: physical and psychological benefits. - Psycho-oncology. 2006;15::891-897
Culos-Reed SN, Carlson LE, Daroux LM, Hately-Aldous S.
The Society For Integrative Oncology guidelines include yoga for anxiety/stress reduction as part of integrative treatment in breast cancer patients during and after therapy, which was endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Multicenter, randomized controlled trial of yoga for sleep quality among cancer survivors. - J Clinical Oncology. 2013;31:3233-3241.
Mustian KM, Sprod LK, Janelsins M, et al.
Yoga was added to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN guidelines for management of cancer-related fatigue and distress.(level 1 evidence)

Restorative yoga for women with breast cancer: findings from a randomized pilot study. - Psycho-oncology. 2009;18:360-368.
Danhauer SC, Mihalko SL, Russell GB, et al.

Feasibility of a brief yoga intervention for improved acute pain and distress post gynecologic surgery. - Int. J Yoga Therapy. 2016;26:43-47.
Sohl SJ, Avis NE, Stanbery K, et al.

Yoga for persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trail. - Cancer. 2012; 118: 3766-3775.
Taso CJ, Lin HS, Lin WL, et al.
Yoga, if approved by a physician, is also included among the behavioral therapies for anticipatory emesis and prevention and treatment of nausea in recent update of the NCCN guidelines.

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