• Lymphoma in kids – Symptoms and treatment approach
  • Chiari malformation type 1 treatment – Everything you need to know about
  • A complete guide on how to prepare for a mammogram
  • Massage therapy for cancer patients – An effective CAM treatment to consider
  • Benefits of massage therapy for mental health
lymphoma in kids

Lymphoma in kids – Symptoms and treatment approach

Lymphoma in kids starts in the lymphatic organs or vessels, which weakens the performance of our immune system.  This network is an essential part of our body as it helps filter out debris from the bloodstream and protect the body against detrimental bacteria and viruses.  Hence, a patient suffering from Lymphoma will easily get common sickness and even difficult-to-treat disease as the protection from any harmful external factor fails to…

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Chiari malformation type 1 treatment

Chiari malformation type 1 treatment – Everything you need to know about

Chiari malformation is an abnormal condition in which the brain tissue stretches into the spinal canal. Among several types, type I is the most common that may not cause obvious symptoms. So, what should be done for Chiari malformation type 1 treatment?  Iris Cancer Partnership is here to help you cast light on the condition. What are the symptoms of Chiari type 1 malformation? Normally, patients with Chiari malformation have…

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how to prepare for a mammogram

A complete guide on how to prepare for a mammogram

A mammogram screening is an important step in taking care of yourself and your breasts. Whether you’re a mammogram newbie or have experienced it once in life, knowing how to prepare for a mammogram may help the whole process go more smoothly. With that in mind, Iris Cancer is here to help you cast light on the test. How to prepare for a mammogram test Facility options If you have…

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Massage therapy for cancer patients – An effective CAM treatment to consider

Around 2 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the US in the coming year. The good news is that nearly two-thirds of those will survive with a proper procedure. Traditional treatments like massage therapy for cancer patients have had great success in diminishing the side effects of cancer.  So how can the approach work? This comprehensive guide will give you insight into massage therapy and its benefits for…

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Benefits of massage therapy

Benefits of massage therapy for mental health

In the United States, almost half of adults will experience a mental health challenge during their lifetime. A growing body of research is supporting the notable benefits of massage therapy for mental health, including relief of stress, anxiety, and depression. Read on to learn more about the ways massage can improve your mental health and wellbeing. What is mental health? Mental health is simply a person’s state of mind. It…

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oncology massage therapy

Oncology Massage Therapy – Everything you should know about

According to medical professionals, massage can help to reduce common side effects of cancer treatment by approximately 50%. Among the mainstream methods, oncology massage therapy stands out with notable benefits that can be of much help to patients during their treatment process. So what makes it different and what are the benefits? Read on to know the answer. Basic Information About Oncology Therapy Simply put, Oncology massage therapy, also known…

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About The Iris Partnership

The Iris Cancer Partnership’s vision is: “Collaborating to provide effective oncology massage therapy across Scotland” Our mission is: “To support the delivery of massage services for anyone diagnosed with cancer and to develop an oncology massage curriculum, oncology massage services, and a research capability under a single integrated strategy” Meeting demand, through the provision of massage services, by: Delivering the services of specially trained massage therapists to people diagnosed with…

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