Media Presentations on Studies

Media on studies done by Dr. Carlson and her team.

  1. Haaf, Wendy (Oct 2, 2019). Discover the benefits of tai chi: Science tells us tai chi is good for both body and mind (interviewed).Good Times Magazine:
  1. Wiley (Original Article)
  2. SciLife BioSciences. (2018 June 16). How to manage stress: Reducing daily stressors to increase longevity and well-being.
  3. Stetka, B. (2014 Dec 16). Changing our DNA through mind control? Scientific American.
  4. Boltz, K. (19 Nov 2014). Cellular evidence for mind-body connection in breast cancer survivors. Oncology Nursing Advisor.
  5. Pedersen, T. (2014 Nov 12). Yoga and mediation protect cancer survivors at cellular level. Spirituality & Health.
  6. Puiu, T. (12 Nov 2014). Is this the first proof that medication alters cellular activities? ZME Science.
  7. Williams, R. (13 Nov 2014). Meditation can alter cellular activity of cancer survivors. LinkedIn.
  8. Mhayes. (11 Nov 2014). Meditation shown to benefit breast cancer survivors. Zip trials.
  9. Winter, L. (2014 Nov 10). New Study Suggests Mediation Can Acutally Alter your body on a cellular level. IFLScience.
  10. MNT. (2014 Nov 9). Mediation, group support linked to cellular benefits for breast cancer surviviors. Medical News Today.
  11. Macdonald, F. (8 Nov 2014). World-first evidence suggests that mediation alters cancer survivors’ cells. Science Alert.
  12. Nakles, R. (7 Nov 2014). Breast cancer survivors in meditation and support groups maintain telomere length. Sci Guru.
  13. Christensen, M.M. (2014 Nov 7). Study Shows mediation benefits cancer survivors’ bodies. KLS.
  14. Deanean, J. (6 Nov 2014). Meditation, Yoga and support groups benefit health at the cellular level. Sott.
  15. Gregoire, C. (2014, Nov 5). How Mediation Can help Protect the Body after Cancer. The Huffington Post.
  16. Cancer Therapy Advisor. (5 Nov 2014). Telomere length tied to psychosocial interventions in breast cancer survivors. Cancer Therapy Advisor.
  17. Health Day News. (5 Nov 2014). Psychosocial interventions tied to telomere length maintenance. MD.
  18. Flowers, A. (4 Nov 2014). Meditation and supportive therapy impacts seen at the cellular level in breast cancer survivors. Red Orbit.
  19. Criado, E. (4 Nov 2014). Study uncovers new evidence of a mind-body connection. Independent UK.
  20. Mahesh, R. (4 Nov 2014). Mindfulness Meditation, Yoga can help breast cancer survivors: study. International Business Times.
  21. Canada Journal. (4 Nov 2014). Meditation and Yoga are recommended for breast cancer, new study. News of the World.
  22. Editorial Team. (4 Nov 2014). Why breast cancer survivors should meditate. The Health Site.
  23. Editoral Team. (4 Nov 2014). Psychosocial Interventions tied to telomere length in breast cancer survivors. MPR.
  24. Fraley, S. (4 Nov 2014). Meditation, Yoga and Tai Chi offers fresh hope to breast cancer survivors. Diabetes Insider.
  25. Staff Writer. (4 Nov 2014). Mindful meditation may actually help you beat cancer. Your Health Mag.
  26. Benz, M. (4 Nov 2014). Mindfulness Mediation Improved Telomere Length in Breast Cancer Patients. Medical Research.
  27. Nauert, Rick. (2014 Nov 4). Meditation, Support Groups Shown to Impact Cell Biology in Cancer Survivors. Psych Central.
  28. Editorial Team. (2014 Nov 4). Why breast cancer survivors should meditate. The Health Site.
  29. University of Calgary. (2014 Nov 4). Study shows clear new evidence for mind-body connection. University of Calgary.
  30. Kurzweil. (4 Nov 14). Studies link mediation, support and tai-chi practices with healing for breast cancer survivors. Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence.
  31. ScienceDaily. (2014 Nov 3). Mediation, support groups: clear new evidence for mind-body connection demonstrated in study, researchers show. Science Daily.
  32. Calabrese, Laura. (2014 Nov 3). Yoga and mindfulness practices found to assist breast cancer recovery at cellular level, Canadian study finds. National Post.
  33. AHS. (2014 Nov 3). Study shows clear new evidence for mind-body connection. AHS. 
  34. Global News. (2014 Nov 3). A quiet mind may lead to a healthier body. Global News.
  35. CTV News. (2014 Nov 3). Mind over matter. CTV News.
  36. AHS Staff. (3 Nov 2014). Study shows clear new evidence for mind body connection. EurekAlert.
  1. Huffington Post (USA). (2014 Jul 25). Mindfulness, CBT Could Ease Sleep Woes for Cancer Patients.
  2. Daily Health News. (2014 Feb 1). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Best for Cancer Patients with Insomnia. Ovarian Cancer Canada.
  3. Moll, Maryanne. (18 Jan 2014). Behavioral Therapies may help cancer patients sleep better. Tech Times:
  4. Stenger, Matthew. (2014 Jan 17). Both Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and, more so, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Improve Insomnia in Cancer Patients. The ASCO Post:
  5. MDLinx (16 Jan 2014). Mindfulness-based stress reduction compared with cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of insomnia comordid with cancer: a randomized partially blinded non-inferiority trial. MDLinx :
  6. HT Staff. (14 Jan 2014). Interventions can ease insomnia in cancer patients. Hematology Times:
  7. Polaris Oncology Forum. (2014 Jan 13). Study: Behavioral Interventions may help cancer patients who are struggling with sleep. Polaris Health Directions.
  8. Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. (2014, January 10). Two behavioural interventions help cancer patients struggling with sleep issues. Science Daily.
  9. Penn Medicine. (10 Jan 2014). Two behavioral interventions help cancer patients struggling with sleep issues, Penn Medicine study finds. University of Penn Medicine:
  10. Medical Express. (9 Jan 2014). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is Preferable for Treating Insomnia in Cancer Patients:
  11. The Calgary Herald, (June 17, 2010). Neighbours section: Study aims to ease insomnia for cancer patients, survivors.
  12. 24 Hrs, (May 4, 2010) Calgary Newspaper: Patients get rest on research. 24 Hrs.
  13. The Calgary Sun: (May 4, 2010) Cancer patients helped to sleep. The Calgary Sun.
  14. CBC News: (May 3 2010). Sleep study helps cancer survivors with insomnia, Garland, S., Campbell, T., Carlson, L. CBC News: 
  15. Schneider, Katie (May 3 2010). U of C research puts people to sleep, Garland, S., Campbell, T., Carlson, L. The Calgary Sun.
  16. CTV News: (3 May 2010).Treatment helps cancer patients deal with insomnia, Garland, S., Campbell, T., Carlson, L. CTV News:
  1. UToday. (16 Oct 2013). Researchers test whether light therapy energizes cancer survivors. University of Calgary:
  2. AHS. (10 Oct 2013). Researchers test if light therapy energizes cancer survivors. Alberta Health Services.
  3. CBC News. (10 Oct 2013). Light therapy may energize cancer survivors, researchers say. CBC TV:
  4. CBC Radio 1 Homestretch
  5. Yourex, Heather. (10 Oct 2013). Study looks at light therapy to help patients after cancer. Global TV:
  6. Schmidt, Colleen. (10 Oct 2013). Researchers look to light therapy to energize cancer survivors. CTV News:
  1. CACSRC. (18 Mar 2016). MATCH comparing taichi and mindfulness in cancer care.
  2. Nussbaum, R. (2015 Sept 29). The Best Way to Keep Little Noises from Driving You Crazy. Greatist. Retrieved from (Linda Interviewed).
  3. Mindfulness Training (9 Dec 2014). Meditation and the Brain.
  4. Komarnicki, Jamie. (31 Oct 2013). Yoga helps cancer patients cope. Calgary Herald.
  5. UToday(31 Oct 2013). Study shows meditation, yoga helpful for breast cancer patients. University of Calgary:
  6. Yourex, Heather. (30 Oct 2013). Research finds yoga, meditation can help women after cancer. Global TV news:
  7. AHS. (30 Oct 2013). Meditation, yoga helpful for breast cancer patients: study. Alberta Health Services.
  8. ACF. (19 Nov 2013). The benefits of mindfulness therapy. Alberta Cancer Foundation:
  9. Shaw TV (Nov 2013)
  10. CACSRC (17 May 2013) Development of the ICON program: Integrative Complementary Oncology.
  11. Cancer Bridges. (13 Nov 2012). Complementary and Alternative Therapies – What Works and What Doesn’t.
  12. Cancer Bridges (14 Dec 2011). Myths of Survivorship – Complementary and alternative medicine does not work…