Cancer and Neoplasia


Review of Mosby’s Pathology for Massage Therapists, by Salvo and Anderson.

Chapter 12 covers the causes of cancer and neoplasia, benefits of massage for cancer patients, the development of cancer and tumors, current treatments for cancer, guidelines for massage therapists, how to assess a client with cancer, and special considerations during treatment. This chapter emphasizes the special needs of clients with cancer and how to support them, when to avoid treatment, and adjusting pressure as needed.

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