Mind–Body Approaches for Managing Distress in Cancer Care

Linda Eaton

mindfulness, mind–body approaches, distress, breathing exercises, relaxation
CJON 2023, 27(4), 432-436. DOI: 10.1188/23.CJON.432-436

Symptoms of distress are common in people living with cancer. Evidence-based interventions for distress management in patients with cancer include mind–body approaches. Deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and mindfulness are three interventions patients can use for self- management of distress.

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