• Salwa Attia. Mohammed Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Fayoum University, Egypt
  • Asmaa Abouda Abdelhamed Soultan Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Damietta University, Egypt



Background: Tai Chi (TC), as a mind-body exercise, may have a positive impact on physical function and psychological well-being in breast cancer patients. Objective: The aimed of the study is to evaluate the effects of Tai Chi exercise on physiological and psychosocial well-being during adjuvant chemotherapy among breast cancer patients. Methods: A purposive sample of 70 patients undergoing chemotherapy diagnosed of breast cancer. Quasi-experimental design was utilized to conduct this study at the outpatient clinic regarding breast cancer with chemotherapy health insurance (Alfardose Clinic) Mansoura, Egypt. A structured interviewing questionnaire included patient demographic and medical data, psychological changes associated with chemotherapy and Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale to assess Well-Being were used as a tool for data collection. Results: There were highly statistically improvement in studied samples' regarding drowsy, tiredness, depression and worry symptoms post and follow up of implementation Tai Chi Exercise. Conclusion: The participants of the study felt that Tai Chi had been greatly beneficial to them, both in terms of improving physiological and physical well-being. Recommendations: Tai Chi Exercise should be applied to all breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy because of its effectiveness in improving the physiological and psychological status after implementing the program.


Tai Chi Exercise, Well-Being, Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Breast Cancer


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