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The purpose of this group is to network and share information about oncology massage.

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Healing Summit

S4OM's Healing Summit here I come! Looking forward to seeing you all there!Continue

Started by Julia Morrow Apr 17, 2013.

Job Opening for Medical Director

Job Opening: Medical Director of Integrative Medicine The Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA 818.843.5111 Contact Human Resources DeptContinue

Started by Julia Morrow Feb 2, 2013.

Who would you like to study oncology massage with and where would you like to study? 3 Replies

I'm wondering what kind of experiences you have had in your oncology massage studies? It would be nice if we could all share information about our classes. I'd love to hear from the teachers as well as the students. What do you like best about your classes? What are the most important points to focus on during an oncology massage session? What would you like learn in addition to the knowledge you have already gained about oncology massage? Where do you go to get accurate information regarding…Continue

Tags: students, teachers, classes, massage, oncology

Started by Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, NCTMB. Last reply by Lucille Eddy Mar 14, 2012.

Melanoma and massage 2 Replies

I am a Melanoma survivor myself and a massage therapist. I'm hoping to get in to the course at Beamount this fall or February. But my question is for those of use that had treatment how long after treatment must you wait to get a massage? My back is killing me! yikes! Anyone with information please let me know. I had three lymph nodes removed to check for cancer but did not have a group of them taken. Thank youStephanie KefferContinue

Started by Stephanie Keffer. Last reply by Gary Lloyd Sep 1, 2010.

Has anyone seen the lastest article in Massage Magazine, " Medical Massage,How Touch Benefits Cancer patients"? 6 Replies

I am looking to discuss this article as I feel it is missing a great deal of information that is already available.  Not a mention of Gayle MacDonald's book, " Medicine Hands," or of any of the established educational/certification programs presently offered throughout the United States.Too bad the authors missed a great opportunity to show they did their research.Continue

Started by Stacy Barden. Last reply by Anne Hagan Jul 9, 2010.

Oncology massage certifiation 6 Replies

Hello, I for the last 16 months I have been working at our local hospital in the oncology department with our cancer patients. As far as I know there are no certifications for this. If there are I would really be interested. Here is how our program works: Our program is called "The Oasis".  Cleints who are currently receiving treatment are eligiable. They can receive healing touch, reflexology. swedish massage therapy, we also do Lymphatic drainage which has been very helpfull to those patients…Continue

Started by Susan Lester. Last reply by Sandy Gerhardt Oct 7, 2011.

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Comment by Allison on December 13, 2013 at 12:37pm

Hospice Volunteer Opportunity

Hospice of the East Bay serves terminally ill patients and their families in private homes and facilities throughout Contra Costa County. Many of our patients benefit greatly from the gentle and compassionate touch of a massage therapist.

If you would be interested in volunteering a few hours a month to provide comfort to our patients, please contact the Volunteer Department at Hospice of the East Bay at (925) 887-5678. You can make a big difference in someone's life!

Massage Therapist Certification (CMT) required. Thank you!

Comment by Julia Morrow on January 11, 2013 at 6:26pm

HI, I think I hit the wrong button a moment ago and my post didn't show up. Is anyone going to the Healing Summit in MN in April and need a roommate at the hotel or want to split the hotel room cost? Thank you!

Comment by Eeris Kallil CMT on July 4, 2012 at 9:53pm
2012 Continuing Education
MASSAGE  THERAPY AND BREAST CANCER (MT&BC)
(previously MTSHFBC- Massage Therapy Supports Healing from Breast Cancer )
CE hours: 24
Chicago, IL:  September 28th-30th, 2012
Boulder, CO: October 26th-28th, 2012
Every three minutes a woman is diagnosed with Breast Cancer. You don't have to be an Oncology Massage Therapist to be interested in this class! This course is beneficial for EVERY massage therapist who is seeing clients!
As a massage therapist you can make a difference in your client’s journey back to health. Learn about the disease, the traditional and alternative modes of treatment, and how to provide the most holistic support for your client from initial diagnosis through treatment, honoring the physical, emotional, and energetic body.
For more information and registration: www.bodyworkwisdom.com (Click on workshops-information and registration)
Comment by Eeris Kallil CMT on February 21, 2012 at 10:30pm

I have two articles I worte about what cancer pateits should know about receiving  massage and  guidelines for massage therapists- If you are interested contact me at my personal email eeriskallil@aol.com

Thanks!

Comment by Tina Holt on February 21, 2012 at 1:00pm

I am looking for an article for my website about oncology massage and why massage therapists choose to study it. If you know an instructor who might be interested in writing about this, please let me know.

Just need a short article-not printed somewhere else. Contacted Tracy...she is just too busy!


Comment by Eeris Kallil CMT on January 7, 2012 at 12:31pm

NOT TOO LATE TO SIGN UP! ONLY A FEW SOPTS LEFT! 

One does not have to be an Oncology Massage Therapist to be interested in this class!

Massage Therapy Supports Healing from Breast Cancer

23 Ce hours at the school of holistic massage and reflexology in the Downers Grove area 25 min from Chicago Jan 20-22 2012

This course is beneficial for EVERY massage therapist who is seeing clients! Chances are that every MT will meet a breast cancer patient/survivor at some point in their practice.


Please check my website for more info www.bodyowrkwisdom.com
Feel free to contact me with questions at this site as well!
Eeris Kallil

Comment by Eeris Kallil CMT on December 27, 2011 at 1:20am

One does not have to be an Oncology Massage Therapist to be interested in this class!

Massage Therapy Supports Healing from Breast Cancer

23 Ce hours at the school of holistic massage and reflexology in the Downers Grove area 25 min from Chicago- There are a few spaces spots left!

 Jan 20-22 2012

This course is beneficial for EVERY massage therapist who is seeing clients! Chances are that every MT will meet a breast cancer patient/survivor at some point in their practice.


Please check my website for more info www.bodyowrkwisdom.com
Feel free to contact me with questions at this site as well!
Eeris Kallil

Comment by Eeris Kallil CMT on December 7, 2011 at 11:40pm

Looking for a referral in the New York city area for an oncology massage practitioner.

anyone? please send me a privat message. thanks!

Comment by Eeris Kallil CMT on December 6, 2011 at 9:29pm

Oncology massage class, coming to the Chicago area in January.

What EVERY massage therapist NEEDS to know about massage for clients living with breast cancer.

 

Massage Therapy Supports Healing from Breast Cancer

Times and Dates:

 Fri & Sat, Jan 20th and 21st, 2012: 9am-6pm

 Sun, Jan 22nd,2012: 9am-5pm

 

Location:

School of Holistic Massage and Reflexology

515 Ogden Ave. Suite 300

Downers Grove, IL 60515

(630) 968-7827

www.sohmar.com

For more information and registration go to:

 www.bodyworkwisdom.com( Click on trainings and workshops)

 

Or call 303-775-8005

About the instructor: Eeris Kallil CMT, is a massage educator, practitioner and a breast cancer survivor. She has been offering quality trainings since 1999 including nine years at the Boulder College of Massage Therapy. She is the founder of this course and been teaching it since 2001. Eeris is a member of the Society for Oncology Massage and has been in private practice more than twenty years.

Comment by Eeris Kallil CMT on May 10, 2011 at 9:53am

JOIN ME AT THE 2011 WORLD MASSAGE FESTIVAL

July 14-17

Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

 

I will be teaching two introductory classes:

Class 1

INTRO TO MASSAGE THERAPY SUPPORTS

HEALING FROM BREAST CANCER

3 CE Contact Hours

Friday July 15th 8am-11am

 

Class 2

INTRO TO CORE ALIGNMENT TECHNIQUE

3 CE Contact Hours

Friday July 15th 2pm-5pm

 

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