Mindfulness in cancer treatment: time to stop and think (The Conversation):
“Breathe deeply and focus on the moment: mindfulness now appears everywhere as a technique to improve well-being, including in health care.
Mindfulness training is often suggested for cancer patients to reduce high levels of anxiety and distress associated with diagnosis, treatment and anticipation of possible disease recurrence. But two questions persist: does mindfulness work and, if so, for whom? [Read more…] about Growing research aims at helping cancer patients in distress access most-likely-to-help self-care options, from Mindfulness training to Web-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)