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Acupressure helps with depression, anxiety, pain, sleep and fatigue in breast cancer survivors

The acupressure point combination described below was originally designed for breast cancer survivors with anxiety, depression, fatigue, pain and sleep problems, but may help other people with similar problems. First I’ll talk about the research study. Skip down...

Colorectal cancer patients who use Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbs live longer

I’ve always been impressed hearing Dr. Yang Yu Fei present her research at conferences in both China and North America. A series of studies her Beijing-based team did, in partnership with the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, has shown that colorectal cancer...

Getting to the Point: Acupuncture for Kids with Cancer

Facing the complications from brain surgery and their upcoming chemotherapy treatments, neurosurgeon Dr. William Loudon, suggests to Cade and Max’s parents that they try something outside the box and introduces them to CHOC hospital acupuncturist. Over the next few years, this unique treatment approach helps ease the fatigue, nausea and pain so common in cancer victims while Cade is also helped to recover from a devastating stroke he suffered after his second brain surgery.

Research into Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine for Cancer Patients

While it’s challenging to evaluate acupuncture using conventional biomedical research protocols, numerous studies suggest acupuncture can help reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, cancer-related fatigue, leucopenia, pain, neuropathy, xerostomia (dry...

Traditional Chinese Medicine’s popularity among breast cancer patients worldwide

Studies show that, in many parts of Asia, traditional herbal medicine is used by a large majority of breast cancer patients[1]. A study from Shanghai found that 86.7% of breast cancer patients used Chinese herbal medicine after their breast cancer diagnosis[2], while...