For many years, doctors we weary of cancer patients getting massage treatments. About 20 years ago, it was even seen as a contraindication, for fear that it might flush bad toxins in the lymphatic system. In this video Sonia Jones consults with Jennifer Ashton, Clinical Massage Therapist and Program Coordinator at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Dubin Breast Center at  in New York City, who uses massage and mindfulness practice as part of cancer treatment.

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Today, with more understanding of the disease and treatment, professionals like Ashton advocate for massage, and she claims, with full research behind her, that massage is 100% safe. Learn more about the techniques and methodology she uses in the video above.