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American Hypnosis Association Research Articles

Cancer and Hypnosis

The American Hypnosis Association presents twenty-eight (28) studies related to Cancer and Hypnosis.

  • Study 1: Cancer and Hypnosis – 2013 Overview
  • Study 2: Hypnosis for Cancer: Another Overview and Suggestions for Future Use and Research
  • Study 3: Self-Hypnosis for Pain and Anxiety During Biopsy Outpatient Procedures
  • Study 4: Pre-Surgery Hypnosis for Breast Biopsies – Post-Surgery Pain and Anxiety
  • Study 5: Hypnosis to Reduce Presurgical Distress Regarding Breast Biopsies
  • Study 6: Hypnosis to Alleviate Anxiety Related to Bone Marrow Aspirates and Biopsies
  • Study 7: Hypnosis Versus Analgesic Cream (Local Anesthetic) to Relieve Lumbar Puncture Induced Pain and Anxiety in Cancer Patients Aged 6 to 16
  • Study 8: Hypnosis for Colonoscopies: Anxiety and Pain (as well as decreasing Colonoscopy Recovery Time)
  • Study 9: Hypnosis for Biopsy or Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer – Effect on Amount of Analgesics/Sedatives Required, Pain, Nausea, Fatigue, Discomfort, and Upset (as well as Reduced Surgical Time)
  • Study 10: Self-Hypnosis for Percutaneous Tumor Treatment – Pain and Anxiety
  • Study 11: Hypnosis for Venipuncture for Blood Sampling of Cancer Patients Aged 6 to 16 – Pain, Anxiety (and also Anxiety of Parents)
  • Study 12: Hypnosis for Chemotherapy Related Nausea and Vomiting
  • Study 13: Hypnosis and Survivorship (Life with Cancer Post Treatment) – Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
  • Study 14: Use of Hypnosis for Terminally Ill Hospice Cancer Patients – Insomnia, Itchiness, Bowel Issues, Pain, Chemotherapy Side Effects, Relaxation (and also suggests best time for Cancer Patients to start Hypnotherapy is right at time of diagnosis.)
  • Study 15: Hypnosis to Treat Hot Flashes after Prostate Cancer Surgery – Case Study
  • Study 16: Hypnosis to Manage Breast Cancer – Related Symptoms – Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of Hypnosis
  • Study 17: Use of Hypnosis for Symptom Management by Cancer Patients
  • Study 18: Hypnosis for Anticipatory Nausea and Vomiting – Case Study
  • Study 19: Head and Neck Cancer – Hypnosis for Pain after Radiation Treatment
  • Study 20: Hypnosis Before, During and After Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Study 21: Hypnosis for Cancer Patient Anxiety – Meta-Analysis
  • Study 22: Hypnosis for Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Study 23: Review of Role of Hypnosis in Cancer Care
  • Study 24: Hypnosis for Symptom Control at End-of-Life in Cancer Patients
  • Study 25: Review of Research on Clinical Benefits of Hypnosis for Cancer Patients
  • Study 26: Hypnosis for Cancer Patient Pain Management
  • Study 27: Hypnosis for Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients During Chemotherapy
  • Study 28: Subjective Experiences of Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Hypnosis During Chemotherapy

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