This booklet looks at why people might use these complementary therapies. This includes relaxation techniques after a diagnosis of breast cancer, and what you may need to think about before trying them. It looks at complementary therapies such as acupuncture, reiki and massage. It also describes some popular relaxation techniques, including meditation and mindfulness, and has information on yoga, Tai Chi and Chi Gung. Last reviewed February 2018, next review 2020.

Breast Cancer Care merged with Breast Cancer Now in April 2019. From October 2019 the new merged charity is called Breast Cancer Now. 

However, lots of our patient information will continue to appear under the legacy brand Breast Cancer Care until new editions are produced. Please be assured that, whether the information you order or download is branded as Breast Cancer Care or Breast Cancer Now, the quality remains the same.

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