Acupuncture May Ease a Common Side Effect of Cancer Treatment

Title: Acupuncture May Ease a Common Side Effect of Cancer TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
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A study showed that acupuncture use brought a significant reduction in pain along with a decreased use of analgesics.
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Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Hong Kong. Oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy is a major first-line conventional therapy for advanced and metastatic colorectal cancer. However, oxaliplatin causes ch...
Source: Trials - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
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Source: Oncology Times - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: News Source Type: research
This study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the concurrent use of two complementary and alternative therapies: electroacupuncture (EA) and Chuna manual therapy (CMT), with pregabalin, which is the conventional pharmacotherapy for neuropathic pain. Methods/design: This is an open-label, parallel, assessor-blinded randomized controlled trial, which includes 90 patients with colorectal and breast cancer, who developed CIPN. After a 2-week preparation period, the patients are divided into three groups (pregabalin administration group, pregabalin + EA treatment group, and pregabalin + CMT treatment group), treated...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Clinical Trial Source Type: research
FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2019 -- Dry mouth can be a troubling side effect of radiation therapy, but acupuncture may ease its symptoms, a new study suggests. Of 339 patients getting radiation for head and neck cancer in the United States and China, those...
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Acupuncture Associated With Pain Reduction in Cancer Patients
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Review also shows link between acupuncture or acupressure and reduction in analgesic use
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news
A large meta-analysis found that real acupuncture was associated with a significant reduction in pain.Medscape Medical News
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TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 -- The use of acupuncture and/or acupressure is associated with reduced cancer pain and decreased use of analgesics, according to a review published online Dec. 19 in JAMA Oncology. Yihan He, Ph.D., from the Second Affiliated...
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ConclusionsThe Japanese government research grants from 1973 to 2017 indicate that research on Kampo medicine which barely had any interest previously, was revived in the 2000s. In particular, it increased sharply in the 2010s, and the research fields were relatively diverse.
Source: Integrative Medicine Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
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