Qigong and the Treatment and Prevention of Cancer: A Bibliography

Author: McGee, RW
Affiliation: Fayetteville State University, Broadwell College of Business and Economics
Conference/Journal: Studies in the Economics of Qigong
Date published: 2020 Sept 14
Other: Volume ID: 7 , Word Count: 177

Qigong is a subfield of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that has been around for more than 4,000 years. It is also a subfield of health economics. Practicing qigong exercises on a regular basis can improve health and cause the body to function more efficiently. Numerous studies have shown that the regular practice of various qigong exercises can help in the treatment and even the prevention of certain diseases. This bibliography provides the citations to 30 years of medical studies that have been conducted on the use of qigong to treat and prevent cancer. The bibliography is categorized by type of cancer, which makes it possible to find relevant studies on various types of cancer more easily. The present bibliography is part of a series on the economics of qigong, focusing on the healthcare benefits to be gained by the practice of qigong. Other studies in this series are listed at the end of this bibliography.


Key Words: cancer, qigong, chi gong, chi kung, health qigong, medical qigong, traditional Chinese medicine, TCM, tai chi, taiji chuan, 氣功, 气功, 気功,기공