What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Cancer is the growth of

Cancer in early stages is often dif-

The decision of whether to in-

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malignant cells into tumors

ficult to detect. Early signs de-

clude massage as part of a treat-


that invade tissues and

pend on what part of the body is

ment plan with cancer is a com-


spread throughout the


plicated one. Many benefits are




possible, along with some risks.




Circulatory massage that is not




vigorous may be appropriate for




persons dealing with cancer, but




it should be performed with




medical approval.


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