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Cancer

Acupuncture for Chemotherapy

Are you dreading chemotherapy?  Worried about chemo side effects, such as nausea and vomiting, fatigue, diarrhea or constipation, hair loss, and more?  Chemotherapy horror stories are easy to find on the internet, but don’t worry – there’s a lot that acupuncture...

4 Common Myths about Chinese Medicine for Cancer 

Although Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced for over 5,000 years in most Asian countries, it’s only recently started entering the western consciousness as a viable treatment method for various physical and mental ailments. When many people think of...

The Benefits of Acupuncture for Cancer Patients

Whether it’s surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a stem cell transplant, many patients can attest to the fact that cancer treatment is extremely emotionally and physically draining. In some cases, the pain and discomfort you feel from the treatment can be...

How to do acupressure on yourself to help with headaches and generalized pain.

A short self-help video showing how to do acupressure on yourself to help with headaches and generalized pain. The video was created and posted by the integrative medicine service at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, one of the leading cancer hospitals in...

How to do acupressure on yourself for nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy and radiation

A short self-help video showing how to do acupressure on yourself for nausea and vomiting. This nausea and vomiting is a common side effect of cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation, or even after surgery. The video was created and posted by the...

How acupuncture can help cancer patients

In this video by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, acupuncturist Jonathan Siman explains the use of acupuncture for symptom relief in cancer patients. How acupuncture works, what it feels like, and how it can help cancer patients, etc. He also talks...