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Cancer Care Massage in Oncology


Professional Post-Graduate Certificate in Oncology Massage

Dates 2024: May, Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th – 10am-5.30pm

Cost: €295 – balance fee must be paid 21 days before course begins

This post-graduate massage course covers full body massage especially prepared for Oncology massage clients at all various stages of treatment.
We teach you how to adapt the massage as needed depending on the needs of each individual clients.
You will learn the cautions when treating and when not to treat.
You will learn what to expect.
You will learn a lovely massage focused on nurturing with lymph drainage adaptations.
All course supported with free access to notes and guided videos by Majella of the practicals on our Moodle educational system after the training for a minimum of 1 year

You must hold a Diploma in any type of full body massage – Holistic, Swedish, Ki, Lomi-Lomi, Thai or Sports (if you learned Swedish Full Body in your Sports Massage).

Oncology massage training
This training includes a nurturing full body routine streamlined for Oncology clients.
It includes an extensive manual with all the information and professional Certification.
Here is an overview of the content:

Benefits of Massage for Cancer, physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually,

• Cautions, contraindications and safety in treatments, when not to treat.
•How to treat with confidence and how not to cause any harm

• Possible side effects of Cancer Treatment General
• Specific side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and all cancer treatments
• Catheters and Ports in cancer treatment
• Dealing with an ostomy bag
• Safety cautions for performing massage at various stages of treatment
• Adapting the practical massage for various stages of treatment
• What the massage therapist may encounter when touching the clients body
• Massage Adaptations and creating the massage plan to meet individual needs
• Understanding the clients cancer journey and working with whichever stage of cancer they are going through, adapting to individual needs
• Positioning clients appropriately to meet individual needs e.g. (Performing massage during radiation & chemotherapy, Alopecia, Scalp Issues, Chemo and hair loss, Anxiety- emotion states, Peripheral neuropathy Constipation, Oedema, Fatigue, Hand & foot Syndrome, treating immunosuppressed clients, Pain, Lung and breathing difficulty, Headache
• How to adjust working massage pressure as needed
• Equipment
• The consultation process
• Extensive Oncology theory-what is cancer, symptoms, tests for diagnosis, treatments, side effects

How do I book a place?

In order to book a place please REGISTER by clicking the REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE button.

You can check your booking, then click PROCEED TO CHECKOUT. 

Methods of payment

  • Card  –  via the website.
  • Paypal – if you have a Paypal account.  Paypal will also let you make a card payment without a Paypal account.
  • Google Pay – if you are currently logged into your Google or Gmail account, this option will be offered to you.
  • Apple Pay – if you have an Apple account, this option will be offered to you.
    A place on the course cannot be guaranteed without payment.
  • If you are a return GTC learner, GTC graduate or member of professional holistic therapy associations you get a discount of €15.  This discount can be redeemed against the ‘balance payment only‘.  To avail of this you must apply the code professional (all lower case) at the checkout.


You can pay in dollars, Euros or pounds.  The website will automatically convert prices into your local currency.  You can also change currency with the button on the bottom left of the webpage.

Create an Account

You have the option to create an account with us.  This will save you from putting in all your details the next time you book a course.

Remember your card details

If you create an account, you can get the system to remember your card details for next time.  We do not hold your card details.  They are held by the card processing company (Stripe).  The system cannot hold your card details unless you create an account.

Don’t want to pay online?

If you are uncomfortable paying online, you can phone the office (046 90 60 600) and they will make the booking for you and take your card details over the phone.

Cost: €295 – balance fee must be paid 21 days before course begins

Deluxe Reflex foot & lower leg massage with Reflex hand & arm massage

Learn to offer a deluxe Reflex massage with your treatments.

Gain Reflexology & Massage CPD points

  • Superb addition for all massage therapists, aromatherapist, reflexologists, beauticians.
  • Open to all who would like to learn these techniques for personal use.
  • A treatment to really boost the body and the immune system with lymph drainage technique.

Open to students of Reflexology, Massage, Aromatherapy, Beauty and the general public