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cancer pain and related symptoms

Published On: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Category: Integrative Cancer Care

'Acupuncture for cancer pain and related symptoms'.

A review of the evidence for the use of acupuncture for cancer pain has found that it is beneficial. The paper also provides acupuncture protocols generated from RCTs for a range of cancer pain and related conditions including post-operative pain, post-operative nausea and vomiting, post-surgical gastroparesis syndrome, opioid-induced constipation, opioid-induced pruritus, chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, aromatase inhibitor-associated joint pain and neck dissection-related pain and dysfunction.

 

Acupuncture for cancer pain and related symptoms. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2013 Mar;17(3):321.

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