partners in healing


Researchers and institutions who would like to collaborate or use any of the resources in the projects below in their own studies and projects are invited to contact Dr. Collinge directly.


Collinge W and Donahue M. Bringing Touch, Caring and Cancer Into Your Community. Presentation at the 3rd Oncology Massage Ltd Conference, Canberra, Australia. F1000Research 2016, 5:2714. Slide presentation.

Kahn JR, Collinge W, Soltysik R. Post-9/11 Veterans and their partners improve mental health outcomes with a self-directed mobile and web-based wellness training program: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2016;18(9):e255. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5800. Article.

Collinge W. Veterans and their partners: reducing PTSD with home-based intervention. Presentation at the 23rd Annual Combat Stress Conference, San Diego, CA. F1000Research 2016, 5:2087. Slide presentation.

Collinge W, Kahn J, Walton T, Kozak L, Bauer-Wu S, Fletcher K, Yarnold P, Soltysik R. Touch, Caring, and Cancer: randomized controlled trial of a multimedia caregiver education program. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2013 May;21(5):1405-14. Article.

Kozak L, Vig E, Simons C, Eugenio E, Collinge W, Chapko M. A feasibility study of caregiver-provided massage as supportive care for Veterans with cancer. Journal of Supportive Oncology. 2013 September;11:133-143. Abstract.

Collinge W, Kahn J, Soltysik R. Promoting reintegration of National Guard veterans and their partners using a self-directed program of integrative therapies: a pilot study. Military Medicine. 2012 Dec;177(12):1477-85. Article.

Massage and Cancer: Supporting Patients and Caregivers. NCI CAM News, National Cancer Institute, Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Spring, 2012;7(1):9-11. Article.

Collinge W, MacDonald G, Walton T. Massage in supportive cancer care. Seminars in Oncology Nursing. February, 2012;28(1):45-54. Abstract.

Kozak L, Collinge W. Family caregiver participation in palliative care: effects of instruction in simple touch and massage methods for comfort and quality of life. Supportive Care in Cancer, 2010;18(Suppl 3):S67–S220. Abstract.

Collinge W, Kahn J, Walton T, Fletcher K. Randomized controlled trial of family caregiver use of massage as supportive cancer care following multimedia instruction. Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology, 2009;7(4):178. Abstract.

Collinge W, Kahn J, Walton T, Bauer-Wu S. Development and evaluation of the multimedia intervention program, “Touch, Caring and Cancer: Simple Instruction for Family and Friends”. Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology, 2008, 6(4):179. Abstract.

Collinge W, Kahn J, Yarnold P, Astin J, McCorkle R, Bauer-Wu S. Couples and cancer: outcomes of brief instruction in massage and touch therapy to build caregiver efficacy. Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology, 2007, 5(4):147-54. Abstract.

About the Book Partners in Healing

The Book

About the DVD Touch, Caring and Cancer

Instructional Video Program

About the Music for Partners in Healing