Posts by: Melissa Baun

Nearly 60% of all patients being treated for cancer receive radiation. The radiation may be in combination with chemotherapy and surgery or used as an individua…

We talk so much about the benefits of massage for the cancer care patient, of which there are many. In this article I would like to talk about the importance of…

One of the essential questions that should be on all massage therapist’s Intake Forms is whether or not your client has active, or is at risk for lymphedema. Re…

People ask me all the time “what made me decide to become an oncology massage therapist”?  It is second only to the question “Don’t your hands hurt you?”  So I…

CHOP (The Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania) is now advocating oncology massage and acupuncture as part of their oncology patient’s treatment plan. With the p…

Three months ago I lost my brother to cancer.  It was a tragic loss for me, his family and my two remaining brothers.  Unfortunately, it is the reality of so ma…

Back in February, 2016, I had written an article on a patient I call “Jane”.  Jane was diagnosed with breast cancer in February, 2015.  She had chemotherapy to…

In this article we are going to explore how trained, targeted massage can offer healing to the post mastectomy client. I will be trailing one particular client.…

I work as an oncology/mastectomy massage therapist at Cornerstone Spa and Integrative Wellness. I have the opportunity to meet people at one of, if not the most…

Melissa Baun is a Massage Therapist and Mastectomy Massage Specialist at The Spa by Cornerstone Fitness and Spa in Warrington, Pennsylvania. Licensed and Nation…

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