Recent advances in oncology acupuncture and safety considerations in practice.

@article{Lu2010RecentAI,
  title={Recent advances in oncology acupuncture and safety considerations in practice.},
  author={Weidong Lu and David S. H. Rosenthal},
  journal={Current treatment options in oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 3-4},
  pages={
          141-6
        }
}
Oncology acupuncture is a new and emerging field of research. Recent advances from published clinical trials have added evidence to support the use of acupuncture for symptom management in cancer patients. Recent new developments include (1) pain and dysfunction after neck dissection; (2) radiation-induced xerostomia in head and neck cancer; (3) aromatase inhibitor-associated arthralgia in breast cancer; (4) hot flashes in breast cancer and prostate cancer; and (5) chemotherapy-induced… CONTINUE READING
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