a community of practitioners
The purpose of this group is to network and share information about oncology massage.
Latest Activity: Feb 16, 2017
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
Started by Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, BCTMB. Last reply by Lucille Eddy Mar 14, 2012.
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.
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.
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.