Continuing Education: Massage & Cancer


According to recent research, massage therapy shows promise for reducing pain intensity/severity, fatigue and anxiety in cancer populations. Learn how massage therapy can be a powerful healing intervention during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Cancer and Massage Therapy—Essential Contraindications | 2.5 Credit Hours - Examine massage contraindications and complications as cancer develops over time. Get started »

Cancer and Massage Therapy—Treatment | 3 Credit Hours - Learn about about effects of the principal cancer treatments (surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy), as well as the contraindications for each. Get started »

Introduction to Pediatric Oncology | 3 Credit Hours - Obtain a general understanding of how pediatric cancer requires different skills than those used when treating adults and of the pediatric cancers and cancer treatment. Get started »


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AMTA offers courses on massage for specific conditions, ethics, research, self-care and business. Rest assured knowing our courses are rigorously vetted and submitted for state continuing education.

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