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Complementary Therapies

Complementary therapies are often used in addition to conventional medical treatments that are recommended by your cancer care team. Popular complementary therapies that can improve your physical & emotional wellbeing include massage, acupuncture, reiki, yoga and meditation.

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Complementary Therapies

There are many complementary therapies that may help you stay well during and after your treatment, including relaxation and meditation, massage, Qi gong and more. Cancer Council NSW explains which complementary therapies are safe and which are not. Read about your options to see what might work for you:
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Meditation

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre provides a suite of guided meditations, from calming anxiety to managing sleep. This website includes videos and audio meditiations:
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Tai Chi

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre shares a video-based Tai Chi practice to improve balance, muscle strength, flexibility and mental outlook:
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Complementary therapies and self-care videos

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre has built a library of complementary therapy and self-care videos, including exercise, acupuncture, massage and more:
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