Complimentary Therapies Guidelines & General Mindfulness

Media presentations on general mindfulness and guidelines featuring Dr. Carlson or referencing her work in Mindfulness.

  1. Logean, Sylive. (October 2019) La méditation pour panser les plaies psychologiques du cancer. (interviewed). Le Temps Newspaper, Geneva.
  2. Guillemette, Mélissa (June 23, 2019) QUAND LA MÉDECINE NE SUFFIT PAS. Quebec Science. (Interviewed)
  3. Carlson, L.E. (November 2018). How mindfulness can help you reclaim your life after cancer. Coping with Cancer.
  4. Denhartog, Lauren., (2018 March 27). Is group acupuncture more effective than individual acupuncture? Leap Magazine. (Interviewed.)
  5. Moninger, Jeannette., (2018 February 21). No time like the present to overcome stress. CURE Magazine. 
  6. Williams, Julia., (2018 January). Mindfulness and yoga training as part of cancer treatment. Leap Magazine. (Interviewed.)
  1. Horn, Chris.,(2017 October 31) Breathe easier: nurse researcher to pilot program for lung cancer survivors. University of South Carolina.
  2. Moniger, J., (2017). Mind over cancer: how mindfulness can help you get more out of the present. Cure Magazine.
  3. Santye, L. (31 May 2017). Most Beneficial Integrative Therapies for Breast Cancer Patients. Specialty Pharmacy Times:
  4. Hall, Kathleen. (25 May 2017). Integrative Therapies for Cancer Care: Mind-body therapies and acupuncture are among the popular options. U.S. News Health Care:
  5. Doheny, K. (19 May 2017). Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms. U.S. News Health Care:
  6. Roberts, Catherine. (18 May 2017). Easing the Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment: Six complementary therapies that might help, and one to skip. Consumer Reports:
  7. Carlson, M. (14 May 2017). Could Integrative Oncology Make Your Life Better? Cure Today:
  8. Stong, C. (5 May 2017). Integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment: a clinical practice guideline. The Clinical Advisor:
  9. Hindustan Times Lifestyle (28 Apr 2017). Mind-body therapies can provide supportive care to breast cancer patients. Hindustan Times:
  10. Columbia university’s Mailman School of Public Health (24 Apr 2017). Growing body of evidence supports use of mind-body therapies in breast cancer treatment. Science Daily:
  11. ASCO Post (April 27, 2017). Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Evidence-Based Use of Integrative Therapies During and After Breast Cancer Treatment. The ASCO Post:
  12. Tayag, Y., (2016 July 30). What M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split” Trailer Weirdly Gets Right. Inverse.
  13. China Medical Tribune, Ministry of Health, China. Interview on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Cancer. July 2016.
  14. Nussbaum, R. (2015 Sept 29). The Best Way to Keep Little Noises from Driving You Crazy. Greatist. Retrieved from (Linda Interviewed).
  15. Evans, Lisa. (2013 April). Empowerment through charity challenge events: survivors fight back. Alive Magazine. (Interviewed)
  1. Ho, Clara, (26 Nov 2011). Interview for the Calgary Herald, Cancer patient can now sleep easy.
  2. Epp, Lous. (2011 Sept). Life Beyond Cancer Treatment. Profile in Reach! Report to Community.
  3. Alberta Health Services. (August 18, 2011). Calming Influence: Study seeks best way to de-stress cancer patients: Alberta Health Services.
  4. The Calgary Sun, (August 19, 2010). Research helping to ease cancer stress, three tools tested to restore quality of life.
  5. The Calgary Herald (August 18, 2010) Calgary study looks to distress cancer survivors.
  6. CTV Calgary, (August 18, 2010). Reducing stress for breast cancer survivors:
  7. Interview by Karen Owens. (April 7, 2010) MindMap Study, Aired same day. CTV News.
  8. The Globe and Mail. (October 20, 2009) Cited in Creating a Future Without Breast Cancer. Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. L4-5
  9. Research News. (Summer 2008). Interview titled: The Sixth Vital Sign.  Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research.
  10. Believe. (April 2008). Canadian Cancer Society Magazine. Feature story.
  11. Calgary Herald. ( March 13, 2008 ). AHFMR Awards announcement.
  12. Leung, Wency. (Jan 4 2008). Referenced in the article Heal Me: The Latest Mantra, Globe and Mail.
  1. Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun, 66CFR, AM1060. (Oct 11, 2007). Launch of Enbridge Research Chair in Psychosocial Oncology.
  2. Globe and Mail.  October 18th, 2007. Phone interview.
  3. Because we Care. (2007) ACF annual report 2007 feature story
  4. Alberta Cancer Board interview and photo shoot for annual report/marketing. (August 2, 2007)
  5. American Society of Chiropractors. (July 30th, 2007). Interview in newsletter on stress reduction.
  6. CBC Radio Calgary Eye Opener. (Aired June 22nd, 2007). Calgary Cancer Survivorship Conference Interview. 
  7. Canadian Cancer Society Newsletter: detail. (April 2007)
  8. Calgary Herald: AHFMR Health Scholar Award. (March 13, 2007)
  9. Interviewed for article, rising from the Ashes: One man’s triumph over tobacco. (Mar 2007) Apple Magazine. Calgary Health Region.
  10. National Public Radio. (Feb 21, 2007). Interview on Mindfulness-based stress reduction.
  11. Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. (February 20, 2007). Interview for AHFMR newsletter on stress reduction.
  12. Yoga and Joyful Living magazine. (Feb 2, 2007) Interview on mindfulness-based stress reduction.
  13. Interview with freelance reporter Geoff Allen – (January 31, 2007) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Toronto, ON.
  14. Kirby News. (Published January 2007). Interview for article on smoking cessation for seniors.
  15. 660 CRF Talk Radio, Calgary, AB.  (Aired Dec 4, 2006). Interview about Holiday Stress. 
  16. Alberta Cancer Board communications. (November 24, 2006). Interview for staff orientation video on Psychosocial Oncology.
  17. Alberta Cancer Board ACBnet web article.  (November 17, 2006) Interview for article, Searching for Calm in the Wake of Cancer. Posted
  18. CBC Radio Calgary Eye Opener. (Aired Nov 20, 2006). Lung cancer and smoking cessation. 
  19. Globe and Mail.  Calgary, AB. (Interview Nov 2, 2006.  Published Dec 2, 2006). Psychosocial Oncology. 
  20. Calgary Herald. (Interview Oct 26, 2006.  Published November 6, 2006) Yoga and cancer. 
  21. CTV News. Calgary, AB. (April 4, 2006.  Broadcast April 4th and 5th). Follow-up interview on smoking cessation program graduation.
  22. CTV News. (January 17, 2006.  Broadcast Jan 17th and 18th). Interview regarding the TBCC smoking cessation program and Tele-health Initiative for National Non-Smoking Week.
  23. CBC radio Eye Opener.  (March 2006). Interview on Alberta Government funding for cancer programs.
  24. SAIT broadcasting. (October 19, 2005). Interview on meditation for radio broadcast. Sally Powis (Masters Student).
  25. Calgary Herald. (September 1, 2005). Interview about smoking cessation program “Cut down or cut out”. Neighbours section. A10
  26. Calgary Herald. (September 18, 2005). Interview regarding Terry Fox “Cancer survivors draw spirit from Fox’s fight”.
  27. National Public Radio. (June 29, 2005). Interview at Mind and Life Institute Regarding MBSR research.
  28. Time Magazine. (June 13th, 2005). Interview for article Made in Canada: Cancer’s Therapist. Published
  29. Interview on mindfulness meditation with Kathleen Davidson for Fitness Magazine. (May 2005).
  30. Calgary Herald. (April 2005). Mindfulness meditation interview with Mario Toneguzzi regarding Jon Kabat Zinn Visit,
  31. Interview with Mary Batten, Editor in Chief, (July 2004). The Breast Cancer Care & Research Fund for internet article on distress in cancer patients.
  32. Interview by Christine Hann, (Aug 2, 2004). Healthology, on stress in cancer. Story run by online.
  33. Interview by Jon Steinberg, freelance journalist, for article on breathing techniques in Alternative Medicine magazine.(April 2004).
  34. Arthritis Today magazine. (June 7th, 2004). Interviewed for article on hormonal responses to stress.
  35. Calgary Herald – Neighbours section. (June 10th, 2004). Article on meditation program.
  36. Calgary Herald – Vitality section. (June 3rd, 2004). Article on meditation.
  37. Global TV – Morning Show. (November 6th, 2003). Interview regarding post-BMT exercise study.
  38. CBC Radio. (October 9th, 2003). Eye opener Interview to promote Lil Fader Lecture.
  39. Chatelaine Magazine. (Interviewed for article in October, 2003, edition). Coping with Breast Cancer.
  40. Canadian Cancer Society Newsletter. (Interviewed for article in Fall 2003 edition). Mindfulness Meditation.
  41. Reader’s Digest Medical Breakthroughs (2003): Featured researcher in book