A blending of East and West theories which emphasis is the 'do no harm' approach for Cancer patients, integrating reflexology and acupressure to support the body from the inside to create balance where depletion has occurred.
Massage can be given to any patient at any stage of the cancer experience. Oncology Massage provides techniques to massage those with active cancer, those in remission or those in treatment.
Until recently the medical system did not understand how metastasis really happened. So, to be "safe", they recommended avoiding anything that promoted circulation. It is now known that cancer spread is also determined by genetic/DNA command and it happens independent of circulation. It has also been determined that safe/gentle massage may actualy help because of better circulation of white blood cells.