Content Generation

o   Review of traditional texts
o   Review of scientific literature on cancer pathology
o   Interactions and discussions with experienced yoga gurus

Model Develpment

o   Focused Group Discussions and semi structured interviews
o   8 experts from yoga or oncology field
o   preparation of yogic model for cancer management

Yoga Module Preparation

o   List of practices based on etiopathology and need
o   Validation of yoga modules

Field Testing

o   Pilot studies on patients with cancer in stages 2-4 in sites such as breast, cervix, stomach, colon cancers included
o   Randomized controlled studies on patients with breast cancer( stage 2-3)
Table 1: Stages in the development of yogic model for the aetiopathogenesis of cancer.