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12 juli 2016: Bron: Integr Cancer Ther. 2005 Mar;4(1):8-13

Polarity therapy - energie opwekkende behandelingen (zie Wikipedia over Polarity Therapy)  verminderen de vermoeidheid veroorzaakt door bestraling bij borstkankerpatiënten. Dit blijkt uit een kleinschalige gerandomiseerde studie bij totaal 54 borstkankerpatienten.

Misschien wel belangrijker is de referentielijst behorend bij deze studie die aantoont dat energie opwekkende behandelingen zoals Reiki, bioresonance, massage, acupunctuur allemaal vallend onder de noemer Polarity Therapy een meerwaarde kunnen betekenen voor borstkankerpatienten.

Hier twee grafieken. De eerste wat polarity therapy allemaal kan beinvleoden. Daaronder grafiek uit de borstkankerstudie:

polarity therapy review studie

Hieronder in grafiek de verschillen tussen de drie groepen:

Polarity therapy bij borstkanker en bestraling

Leest u zelf het studierapport dat volledig en gratis is in te zien:

Polarity Therapy for Cancer-Related Fatigue in Patients With Breast Cancer Receiving Radiation Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

Hier het abstract met daaronder de referentielijst:

The present pilot randomized clinical trial supports previous experimental research showing that Polarity Therapy, a noninvasive and gentle energy therapy, may be effective in controlling CRF

Integr Cancer Ther. 2011 Mar;10(1):27-37. doi: 10.1177/1534735410397044. Epub 2011 Mar 7.

Polarity Therapy for cancer-related fatigue in patients with breast cancer receiving radiation therapy: a randomized controlled pilot study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is the most frequently reported side effect of cancer and its treatment. In previous research, Polarity Therapy (PT), an energy therapy, was shown to reduce CRF in patients receiving radiation. This study reports on a small randomized clinical trial designed to collect preliminary data on the efficacy of PT compared with an active control (massage) and passive control (standard care) for CRF among cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.

METHODS:

Forty-five women undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer were randomized to 1 of 3 weekly treatment conditions. Patients received standard clinical care, 3 modified massages, or 3 PT treatments. CRF and health-related quality of life (HRQL) were assessed during baseline and the 3 intervention weeks.

RESULTS:

TResults show CRF ratings were reduced after PT. The effect sizes for PT versus modified massage and versus standard care were small when using the primary measure of CRF (Brief Fatigue Inventory) and large when using the secondary measure of CRF (Daily CRF Diaries).The effect size was medium when assessing the benefit of PT on maintaining HRQL compared with standard care with very little difference between the PT and modified massage conditions. Patients' feedback showed that both the modified massage and PT treatments were deemed useful by radiation patients.

CONCLUSION:

The present pilot randomized clinical trial supports previous experimental research showing that PT, a noninvasive and gentle energy therapy, may be effective in controlling CRF. Further confirmatory studies as well as investigations of the possible mechanisms of PT are warranted.

TRIAL REGISTRATION:

ClinicalTrials.gov NCT00288795.

© The Author(s) 2011

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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  • Rob van der Niet :
    Een mooi artikel en prachtig dat jullie deze en andere informatie delen.
    Ik wil toch graag wijzen op een onvolkomendheid. In de studies - voor zover ik dit heb uitgeplozen - wordt met Polarity Therapy wel degelijk de therapie bedoeld die is ontwikkeld door dr. Randolf Stone (polariteitstherapie in NL). Dat behandelingen als Reiki, bioresonance en acupuctuur verwant zijn aan polariteitstherapie is wel juist - het is tenslotte een holistische therapie, maar niet dat al deze zaken onder die noemer vallen.
    Leest u maar eens op www.polaritytherapy.org (van de officiële door Stone in het leven geroepen organisatie voor polariteitstherapie).
    Veel succes met jullie missie.

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