Cancer information / Diagnosis and treatment / Complementary therapies / Hypnosis

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American Cancer Society. (2008, November 1). Hypnosis. Retrieved from:

Elkins G, Marcus J, Stearns V, Perfect M, Rajab MH, Rund C, Palamara L, Keith K. Randomized trial of a hypnosis intervention for treatment of hot flashes among breast cancer survivors. (2008). Journal of Clinical Oncology. 26(1): 5022-5026. Retrieved from:

Gamus D, Kedar A, & Kleinhauz M. Hypnosis in palliative care. (2012). Progress in Palliative Care. Maney Publishing. 20(5): 278-83.

Jensen MP, Gralow JR, Braden A, et al. Hypnosis for symptom management in women with breast cancer: a pilot study. (2012). International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. Taylor & Francis. 60(2):pp.135–159.

Montgomery GH, Schnur JB, & Kravits K.. Hypnosis for cancer care: over 200 years young. (2012). CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. American Cancer Society. 63(1):31-44 (PMID: 23168491).

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Antiemesis. (2014). NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. Version 2.2014. Retrieved from:

Schnur JB, Kafer I, Marcus C, et al. Hypnosis to manage distress related medical procedures: a meta-analysis. (2008). Contemporary Hypnosis. 25(3-4):114-128 (PMID: 19746190).