Systematic review and meta‐analysis of acupuncture to reduce cancer‐related pain

  title={Systematic review and meta‐analysis of acupuncture to reduce cancer‐related pain},
  author={H. Y. Chiu and Y. Hsieh and P. Tsai},
  journal={European Journal of Cancer Care},
  • H. Y. Chiu, Y. Hsieh, P. Tsai
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Cancer Care
  • We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the effects of acupuncture on malignancy-related, chemotherapy (CT)- or radiation therapy (RT)-induced, surgery-induced, and hormone therapy (HT)-induced pain. Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) examining the effects of acupuncture on cancer-related pain were reached from the EMBASE, PubMed, PsycINFO, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, CINAHL, Airiti library, Taiwan Electrical Periodical Service, Wanfang Data (a… CONTINUE READING
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