Dr. Linda E. Carlson
We are pleased to launch the new Tom Baker Cancer Centre Integrative Oncology website. Here we have collected information on all the programs we offer across a broad range of complementary therapy options such as meditation, yoga, healing arts, and community-based programs.
Click to learn more about Integrative Oncology at the TBCC, our research projects, our team and ongoing initiatives.
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Linda Carlson and Michael Speca published their book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery in 2011. In Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, Linda and Michael present an 8-week program in patient-friendly language for coping with the symptoms of chemotherapy, radiation, and other cancer treatments by reducing stress and anxiety through meditation, mindfulness, and gentle yoga. Click here for more information or to purchase.
Linda is also the author of The Art and Science of Mindfulness along with Shauna Shapiro, published in 2009. This textbook is geared mainly towards health care professionals who want to learn more about mindfulness, its roots and definition, the research supporting its use and ways to incorporate mindfulness into everyday practice. To read more or to purchase click the book cover.
Dr. Carlson keeps all her publications updated and pdf files are available for download – check them out here:
Meet our current and past lab members – grad students, postdocs and research staff have profiles and links here.