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Aromatherapy and massage for symptom relief in patients with cancer

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Authors

  • Ein-Soon Shin,

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    1. Ajou University School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, South
    • Ein-Soon Shin, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Ajou University School of Medicine, San 5, Woncheon-dong, Yeongyong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 443-721, Korea, South. Shin2738@ajou.ac.kr.

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  • Sun-Hee Lee,

    1. School of Medicine, EWHA Womans University, Department of Preventive Medicine, Yangchun-Ku, Seoul, Korea, South
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  • Kyung-Hwa Seo,

    1. Health Institute of Healthcare Policy, Research Organization Team, Yongsan-Gu, Seoul, Korea, South
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  • Yoon-Hyung Park,

    1. Soonchunhyang University, Department of Preventative Medicine, College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea, South
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  • Tuyet T Nguyen

    1. School of Medicine, EWHA Womans University, Department of Preventive Medicine, Yangchun-Ku, Seoul, Korea, South
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the effectiveness of aromatherapy and/or massage on pain, psychological distress, immune function, quality of life, and other physical symptoms in patients with cancer.