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Can mindfulness improve the lives of cancer survivors?

Jessica Shelton, 30, is a 5 year cancer survivor.
Jessica Shelton, 30, is a 5 year cancer survivor.
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Jessica Shelton says mindfulness helps her cope with anxiety and depression. She's been in remission for 5 years. Shelton was part of an on-going study at UCLA examining the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation in the lives of breast cancer survivors.