October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The side effects of cancer and its treatment can include pain, fatigue, nausea, sleep problems and more.
As more consumers turn to massage therapy for health and medical reasons, research continues to support the use of massage therapy to help manage some of the side effects of cancer treatment.
Find a Trusted Massage Therapist
Members of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) are the most trusted massage therapists in the United States. Talk to your doctor before incorporating massage therapy into your cancer treatment plan.
Massage therapists, learn how massage therapy can be a powerful intervention for those dealing with cancer with AMTA's rigorously-vetted online continuing education.
Cancer & Massage Therapy: Essential Contraindications
2.5 CE Credits
Examine massage contraindications and complications as cancer develops over time. Register now »
Cancer & Massage Therapy: Treatment
3 CE Credits
Learn about effects of the principal cancer treatments (surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy), as well as the contraindications for each. Register now »
Introduction to Pediatric Oncology
3 CE Credits
Obtain a general understanding of the pediatric cancers and cancer treatment, and how pediatric cancer requires different skills than those used when treating adults.
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