Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Susan Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology), authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide

Touch Therapies Definition

Touch Therapies: Touch therapies include massage, Reiki, T-Touch, and other energy healing modalities that involve hands-on, physical contact with the patient. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City has integrated several touch therapies into their standard menu of cancer treatments because their research shows that touch therapies may help with outcomes like pain reduction, chemotherapy tolerance, and a variety of other issues related to cancer.

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