Massage and Bodywork, Adapting Therapies for Cancer Care

Massage and Bodywork

Adapting Therapies for Cancer Care

By Peter A. Mackereth, PhD, MA, RGN, Dip (Nursing), Cert Ed, Clinical Lead & Lecturer, Complementary Therapies, Christie Hospital & Salford University; and Ann Carter, BA Dip Health Ed. Cert. Ed. MIFPA, Complementary Therapy Coordinator, St Ann's Hospice Manchester Life Coach, Lecturer and Therapist.

Section 1: Key Themes

1. Cancer and Its treatments

2. Integrative Practice

3. Evaluating the Evidence

4. Professional and Potent Practice

5. Working with the Denied Body

6. Body Psychotherapy in Cancer Care

7. Therapist as Teacher

Section 2: Practitioners at Work

8. The HEARTS process

9. Massage and Essential Oils in Haemato-oncology

10. Collaborative Working

11. Shiatsu for Symptom Management

12. Lymphoedema

13. Massage & Spinal Cord Compression

14. Creative Approaches to Reflexology

15. Adapting Chair Massage

16. Being Met with Care: Massage Work with Vulnerable Patients