Introduction to Cancer Care Massage

90 mins with an Iris Cancer Partnership Therapist


Introduction to Cancer Care Massage will be delivered from a "Patient's Perspective" by massage therapists with personal experience of working with cancer patients.


The session objectives are:

  • To dispel some myths about cancer
  • To understand the benefits of massage from the Patients' perspective
  • To define Cancer Care Massage
  • To explore the isssues of massage and cancer
  • To raise awareness of special massage techniques
  • To provide a short practical session
  • To communicate the goals for cancer care massage in Scotland
  • To provide information on post graduate training
  • To provide contacts and networking information


Dates: Sun 1st December 2019, 10.00-11.45am

Location: Edinburgh Academy Junior School 


Cost: Donation to IRIS Cancer Partnership