Affiliation: University of Sydney
- Medical Qigong for cancer patients: pilot study of impact on quality of life, side effects of treatment and inflammationByeongsang Oh
School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
Am J Chin Med 36:459-72. 2008..Data from the pilot study suggest that MQ with usual medical treatment can enhance the QOL of cancer patients and reduce inflammation. This study needs a further investigation with a larger sample size...
- Impact of medical Qigong on quality of life, fatigue, mood and inflammation in cancer patients: a randomized controlled trialB Oh
Department of Medicine, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, University of Sydney, Concord, New South Wales, Australia
Ann Oncol 21:608-14. 2010..This study aimed to evaluate in a randomized controlled trial, the use of Medical Qigong (MQ) compared with usual care to improve the quality of life (QOL) of cancer patients...
- A critical review of the effects of medical Qigong on quality of life, immune function, and survival in cancer patientsByeongsang Oh
Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Integr Cancer Ther 11:101-10. 2012..However, evidence for the safety and efficacy of such treatments is lacking. The purpose of the current review was to investigate evidence for the role of one CAM, medical Qigong (MQ), in supportive care...
- Effect of medical Qigong on cognitive function, quality of life, and a biomarker of inflammation in cancer patients: a randomized controlled trialByeongsang Oh
Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Support Care Cancer 20:1235-42. 2012..This study evaluates the effects of medical Qigong (MQ; combination of gentle exercise and meditation) on CF, QOL, and inflammation in cancer patients...
- Cancer patient disclosure and patient-doctor communication of complementary and alternative medicine use: a systematic reviewEsther L Davis
Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Oncologist 17:1475-81. 2012..To explore the nondisclosure of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among cancer patients, including reasons for and outcomes from nondisclosure of CAM use, within the context of patient-doctor communication...
- The use and perceived benefits resulting from the use of complementary and alternative medicine by cancer patients in AustraliaByeongsang Oh
Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, New South Wales, Australia
Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 6:342-9. 2010..The aim of this study was to evaluate CAM use by cancer patients and to explore their perceptions of the benefit, safety and efficacy of CAM in general...
- Effects of qigong on depression: a systemic reviewByeongsang Oh
Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, Fisher Road, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:134737. 2013..Further research using rigorous study designs is necessary to investigate the effectiveness of Qigong in depression...