Instructional DVD: How to Give Comfort through Touch and Massage to a Loved One with Cancer
By William Collinge, PhD, MPH 20009
A throrough and authoritative DVD program provides detailed instruction by leading experts in the field of oncology massage in safe and simple techniques anyone can learn and apply. Developed with support from the National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Behavioral Research Program, Health Communication Informatics Research Branch (grant #CA103606). The instructional DVD follows 11 cancer patients and their caregivers through a workshop as they learn and practice simple touch and massage techniques together. It is especially helpful for the caregiver. Full program available in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese languages (plus optional subtitles for the hearing impaired).
Researchers and institutions who would like to use the program in their own studies and projects, collaborate in development of new applications for the program, or have it produced in additional language versions are invited to contact Collinge and Associates.
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