Cancer Issues

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Jo Moon / September 29, 2010

I have seen first hand over the years how hypnosis has assisted so many cancer patients to gain control over their emotions, physical symptoms, and their behavior.

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Mesothelioma and Hypnosis

By Jo Moon / March 25, 2010

Clients have improved quality of life after learning self-hypnosis.

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CancerGuide Now in Springfield

By Jo Moon / September 22, 2009

I am so pleased to announce that in June 2009 I attended training with the Center for Mind/Body Medicine to become a CancerGuide. The training included lectures from leading experts from around the world. I met leading oncologists and scientists representing such institutions as Cancer Treatment Centers of America, MD Anderson, and the National Cancer…

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Smoking Cessation and Hypnotherapy

By Jo Moon / September 1, 2008

There is nothing that I like more than helping someone dodge a lethal bullet to their health.

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Hypnosis is Being Used to Help Kids Get Through Their Cancer Treatments

By Jo Moon / August 16, 2008

This morning I came across a FOX news report regarding a young boy, Anthony, who has been using hypnosis to get through his cancer treatment since being diagnosed with a brain tumor. This young man was suffering PTSD and insomnia as a result of his treatment.  Anthony’s doctor utilized hypnosis, which is approved by the…

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Controlling Pain with Hypnosis

By Jo Moon / July 25, 2008

I was talking about pain today and how debilitating it can be. A good friend has Fibromyalgia and suffers with discomfort in all twelve of the sensitive points. Additionally, I have several relatives that are chronic suffers due to the effects of some long-term arthritis issues. When working with pain, it is important to understand…

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GYNCA Support Group

By Jo Moon / July 22, 2008

As you can see from my calendar of events, last Thursday evening I spoke for the local GYNCA New Hope Support Group. What a great group of ladies. I enjoyed my welcome and the opportunity to speak with so many interesting people. Since I love to speak and thoroughly enjoy an audience, I really got…

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ABC News on the Benefits of Medical Support Hypnotism

By Jo Moon / June 20, 2008

Today a friend sent a link to a very interesting YouTube video on the use of medical support hypnotism. It is a story covered on ABC Television News recently regarding the benefits of hypnosis. The woman in the interview was using hypnosis for pain connected with breast surgery. (See my post from May 30, 2008 under Medical Support Hypnosis).…

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Using Hypnotherapy Prior to a Breast Biopsy

By Jo Moon / May 30, 2008

There was a national news story that came out in the summer of 2007 about the use of hypnosis for women undergoing breast biopsies. It appeared on ABC News on August 28. A few things that stand out from this report are that after a short hypnosis session: women spent less time in the operating…

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Using Hypnotism Hypnotherapy for Cancer Care

By Jo Moon / May 28, 2008

     Today I want to say a few things about the use of hypnosis for people facing cancer. First – it helps. I know it helps because I am a cancer survivor and the use of hypnotherapy changed the way I experienced cancer.      To begin, hypnosis is commonly used to assist people in removing fears…

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By Jo Moon / May 27, 2008

                  People around the world use self-hypnosis. When you get right down to it, nearly everyone has the capacity to enter into this natural state to strengthen the mind/body connection and tap into the inner healing power of their subconscious mind. It has been recorded throughout history that patients have recovered from critical…

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