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Clinical Practice Points
Breast cancer treatment and recovery remain physically and psychologically challenging for patients. Treatments such as reflexology have been suggested to play in role in relieving pa-tients of the physical and psychological stresses involved with breast cancer.
Our study explores this in more detail using the validated MYCaW questionnaire. It provides a quantitative assessment of reflexology as a treatment and delineates in which subdomains these improvements are more pronounced.
From our encouraging results in this study, we firmly believe that an emphasis on quality of life can help physical and psychological recovery in patients with breast cancer. Reflexology may be an avenue to achieve this aim, and we hope our findings can lead to further studies in this topic.
The Impact of Reflexology on Breast Cancer Patients
This research project was funded by The Breast Unit Charity, part of the Princess Alexandra Hospital Charity. Registration No. 1054745.
The authors have stated that they 4μ8C have no conflicts of interest.
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