What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Cancer

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

affected.

plicated one. Many benefits are

 

body,

 

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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