Cancer, Toxic Reactions to Radiation and Chemotherapy
Rehabilitation Department of Tumor Hospital
Ju, D., Hao, Q., Sun, C., Zhu, M., and Li, R., "Effects of Reflexotherapy on Toxic Reactions of Cancer Patients Induced by Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy." 2000 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, pages 48-50.
30 patients with cancer were given reflexology for 2 months to see if the toxic reactions induced by radiotherapy and chemotherapy would be affected . The reflexology treatments were tailored to each patients specific needs.
Foot reflexology was found to be effective for the relief of toxic reactions of cancer patients induced by radiotherapy and chemotherapy.