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Two Kinds of Acupuncture Can Relieve Pain in Cancer Survivors

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From: mskcc.org After a three-year clinical trial that included 360 cancer survivors — the largest of its kind to date — Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers found that two types of acupuncture significantly reduced survivors’ chronic pain. Jun Mao, Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service at MSK, explains how the results published in JAMA Oncology on March, 18, 2021, could improve …

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Acupuncture Cancer Pain Relief Confirmed

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From: healthcmi.com Acupuncture alleviates cancer pain and reduces opioid use. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 14 randomized controlled trials and conclude that acupuncture reduces pain levels for patients with cancer. [1] In addition, the research indicates that opioid use may decrease significantly as a result of acupuncture analgesic treatments. The research was published in JAMA Oncology and includes contributions from …

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Acupuncture might ease hot flashes for breast cancer patients

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By: Alan Mozes, HealthDay News From: upi.com Acupuncture can help alleviate the often-debilitating hot flashes that afflict many breast cancer patients, new Italian research says. Noting that hot flashes are a fact of life for many women with breast cancer, the investigators found that pairing lifestyle advice with weekly acupuncture sessions dramatically improved the women’s quality of life. “Acupuncture together …

Acupuncture Shown Ineffective in Breast Cancer Study

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by Benjamin Radford from: news.discovery.com A new study published in the journal Cancer finds that acupuncture is ineffective in treating hot flashes, joint pain, and other menopausal symptoms. Forty-seven female breast cancer patients (men can and do get breast cancer) were treated with eight weeks of either real or fake acupuncture as a way to reduce the side effects of …