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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...

Nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy and radiation

This is a short self-help video showing how to do acupressure on yourself for nausea and vomiting.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 the United...

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...

Therapies that can help relieve the side effects of chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery.

If you’ve ever been curious about how acupuncture can help cancer patients and what an acupuncture treatment looks like in real like, check out this great video. It was created an posted by members of the integrative medicine service at the Memorial Sloan...

How the hospital uses acupuncture to support their cancer patients.

In this video by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, Yi Chan, LAcDPM, Acupuncturist, gives an overview of how the hospital uses acupuncture and other integrative medicine to support their cancer patients. He talks about the clinical services and...

The use of acupuncture for symptom relief in 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...

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...

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...

Nobel prize for herb-based malaria drug

Many of you likely heard about one of the winners of this year’s Nobel prize in science. Tu Youyou, a Beijing-based researcher, was awarded the prize for her role in extracting the malaria-fighting compound Artemisinin from the traditional Chinese herb,...