Breast Cancer and Massage Therapy
**This webinar is now available On Demand. The webinar will be available for 3 months from your date of purchase so that you can watch it at your leisure.**
This is the
third webinar in the More about Cancer Care and Massage Series. In this session Tracy Walton will show you
why it is important to know about massage and breast cancer: Over 2.6 million
breast cancer survivors live in the US, and approximately 1-in-8 women in the
US is expected to develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her
lifetime. A growing number of men are
developing this disease, as well. More
and more people are seeking massage for support during the cancer journey.
Massage therapists who know what to ask and how to work safely may help people
cope with the disease, symptoms, and side effects.
webinar you will learn:
Common clinical presentations of breast cancer
How the "Cancer Status Questions" and "The Diagnostic Questions"
are used to design a safe massage treatment
Why and how "The Vital Organ Principle" and "The Filter and Pump
Principle" can make a massage session safer for a client with advanced breast
offer stories, interview questions, and easy-to-use principles in this overview
of safety essentials.
Note: This webinar series reinforces and expands upon some important
concepts from the popular Massage in
Cancer Care series. This series goes beyond general issues to focus on the
two most common cancer types- breast and prostate- with vital information for the
massage therapist. Each webinar series
stands alone, and the first cancer series is not required for participation in
You can register for one webinar or the entire series.
The fee for this webinar is $30.
The fee for all six webinars is $150 (a savings of $30).
1.5 CE hours for each webinar
9 CE hours for the full series
(approved by NCBTMB, NYS, and Florida CE Broker)
courses in this series
You agree to these terms if you
purchase this course.
You understand that this webinar offers reliable, yet limited education in
massage therapy; therefore, this is not a certification program.
You understand that this course provides continuing education hours, and
completion of this webinar does not imply certification, endorsement, or
authorization of any sort for my practice or teaching of massage therapy;
therefore, you agree to not represent yourself directly or by implication in
marketing activities or any communications to clients or others that you are
certified, endorsed, or authorized by the Benjamin Institute, or any other
agency to practice or teach massage therapy on the basis of participation in
You agree to conduct your practice of massage therapy in accordance with the
ethical and legal guidelines of the organizations to which you belong or by
which you are licensed or registered.
By purchasing this product, you
verify your understanding of and agreement to these three statements and