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Yoga being studied for impact on cancer survivors


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers in Nashville are studying the potential impact of yoga on cancer survivors' quality of life.

The pilot study will measure patients' physical and mental well-being following a series of yoga classes.

The study will enroll 60 patients between the ages of 18 and 65. Vanderbilt-Ingram and Nashville General Hospital at Meharry are partners for the project.

The yoga courses will last for 10 weeks. The yoga will be coordinated by certified yoga instructors through the Vanderbilt Center for Integrative Health.

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