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A systematic review association of reflexology in managing symptoms and side effects of breast cancer treatment.

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Summary of "A systematic review association of reflexology in managing symptoms and side effects of breast cancer treatment."

Reflexology is one of complementary approaches most used by patients with breast cancer. The purpose of this article was to evaluate the effects of reflexology on managing symptoms and side effects of breast cancer treatment.

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Name: Complementary therapies in clinical practice
ISSN: 1873-6947
Pages: 101074

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