Published Research on Yoga, Relaxation and Mindfulness for Cancer

Yoga improves quality of life and benefit finding in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer

Lorenzo Cohen is Professor, Department of General Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

He has carried out one of the largest bodies of research into integrative pathways – including yoga – for cancer. Including the following study

Lifestyle Changes May Lengthen Telomeres, A Measure of Cell AgingLife Style Changes_graphic_v2

Diet, Meditation, Exercise Can Improve Key Element of Immune Cell Aging, UCSF Scientists Report. Video with Dean Ornish MD, UCSF clinical professor of medicine, and founder and president of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute.

Other Studies

Yoga’s Impact on Inflammation, Mood, and Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Multicenter, Randomized Controlled Trial of Yoga for Sleep Quality Among Cancer Survivors

Yoga reduces inflammatory signalling

Links to published research on Yoga and Breast Cancer

Yoga for Cancer Patients and Survivors

An evidence-based review of yoga as a complementary intervention for

Relaxation and cancer symptoms

Mindfulness Meditationand Cancer Outpatients

mindfulness 6 month follow up

End Of Life Despair.Lancet

Yoga in cancer centre

Yoga for fatigue in Breast Cancer


mindfulness and cancer 2013

perceived health benefits – breast cancer