Mind-Body Techniques

American Cancer Society: Which Complementary Methods are Likely Safe? - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. The following are mind-body articles:

Macmillan Cancer Support: Mind-Body Therapies - This UK based organization will provide information on various techniques.

MayoClinic: Stress Management - MayoClinic provide a walkthrough of stress basics, stress relief and relaxation techniques.

MedlinePlus: Stress - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on the management and treatment of stress.
Also in Spanish.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: About Mind-Body Therapies - Learn about aromatherapy, meditation, Quigong, Tai Chi, yoga.

National Cancer Institute: How to Relax Your Mind and Body - Learn some relaxation skills at this site.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Psychological Stress and Cancer - Information on what stress is, how it can affect those suffering from cancer, and how cancer patients can learn to cope with psychological stress. 
Also in Spanish.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - This is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine. Here you will find a wealth of information on mind and body practices, dietary and herbal supplements, diseases and conditions, treatment and therapies, and clinical trials.  

Purdue Global: The College Student's Guide to Stress Management - If you or someone you know is a college student, this infographic will provide good tips on managing stress.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Cancer Council: Finding Calm During Cancer - Australian psychologist Dr Lisbeth Lane guides you through meditation and relaxation practices.

Dartmouth Relaxation Downloads - Audio files from Dartmouth College's Student Wellness Center.

Gaiam Yoga Videos - Instructional yoga videos from Rodney Yee, Colleen Saidman and more.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Multimedia - This site will provide audio and videos on various integrative medicine topics.

YouTube playlist: Guided Meditations - A playlist of guided meditations, each lasting less than 20 minutes, curated by the Resource and Learning Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.


April 2024