US nonprofit offers service to help reduce stress of breast cancer
Some studies have shown that massage can reduce stress, anxiety and depression in breast cancer patients.
Also, acupuncture can encourage the body to support natural healing and improve functioning.
It can help to reduce the negative side effects of cancer treatment like pain and tiredness of the patients.
Glimmer of Hope, a non-profit based in the United States gives services like free massages, acupuncture and nutrition counselling.
The services aim to reduce the stress of breast cancer for young women in the country. It also hopes to help the patients relax and refocus in their lives.