Improve Cognition after Cancer Recovery with Mindfulness

Improve Cognition after Cancer Recovery with Mindfulness   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Mindfulness meditation practices enable cancer survivors to better manage cancer-related cognitive impairment. MBSR provides a creative solution for survivors whose social and occupational functioning may have been negatively impacted by cognitive difficulties.” – Shelly Johns   Cognitive impairments are a […]

Help Cancer Survivor Memory with Yoga

  “Up to 75% of cancer patients experience some form of cancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI) during cancer treatments (eg, chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, hormone therapy), and this impairment persists for months or up to 20 years in 20% to 35% of survivors.” – Janelsins, et al.   Cognitive impairments are a frequent side effect of cancer […]

Improve the Physical and Psychological State of Breast Cancer Survivors with Mindfulness

Improve the Physical and Psychological State of Breast Cancer Survivors with Mindfulness   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “A brief mindfulness-based intervention has a positive short-term effect on psychological and behavioral measures as well as proinflammatory signal markers in younger breast cancer survivors,” – Joyce O’Shaughnessy   About 12.5% of women in the U.S. develop invasive […]