Webinar: Touch, Caring, and Cancer

Tracy Walton

Discover how caregiver massage can supplement and support your professional massage when working with cancer patients. Tracy Walton reveals the findings of a study where researchers looked at the ways simple oncology massage techniques may make a positive impact on the lives of people with cancer. She discusses how teaching caregivers to provide massage can ease their fears of doing harm and enhance their relationship while providing potential relief for the patients.

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Tracy Walton
Tracy Walton is a researcher, writer, award-winning educator, and specialist in massage therapy and cancer care. She is a dynamic voice for the power of touch, and is the author of a textbook, Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins). Walton appears in the film Touch, Caring, and Cancer, an inspiring instructional program for care partners. She has worked in private practice, hospital, and spa settings since 1990. In her presentations, Walton warmly welcomes and reaches consumers, researchers, health-care providers, and massage therapists from all levels of training. Learn more at http://www.tracywalton.com/.
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