This peer-reviewed published article by CHI Science Advisor Dr. Susan Lutgendorf and her colleagues describes the current use of biofield therapies, particularly Healing Touch, in cancer care.

Authors: Laura K. Hart, RN, Ph.D., CHTP/I, Mildred I. Freel, RN, MEd, CHTP/I, Pam J. Haylock, Ph.D., RN, and Susan K. Lutgendorf, PhD

Published by Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.

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