Two modes of acupuncture as a treatment for hot flushes in men with prostate cancer--a prospective multicenter study with long-term follow-up.

@article{Frisk2009TwoMO,
  title={Two modes of acupuncture as a treatment for hot flushes in men with prostate cancer--a prospective multicenter study with long-term follow-up.},
  author={Jessica W. Frisk and Anna-Clara E Spetz and Hans Hjertberg and Bill Petersson and Mats Hammar},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={156-63}
}
BACKGROUND Hot flushes are common and distressing among men with castrational treatment for prostate cancer. Of the few treatments, most have side effects. OBJECTIVE Assess changes in hot flushes of electrostimulated (EA) and traditional acupuncture (TA). DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Thirty-one men with hot flushes due to prostate cancer treatment were recruited from three urological departments in Sweden, from 2001 to 2004. INTERVENTION Thirty-one men were randomized to EA (12… CONTINUE READING

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