Author: PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board
PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Cancer Institute (US); 2002-.
Conference/Journal: Acupuncture (PDQ®): Health Professional Version
Date published: 2018 Aug 18
Other: Word Count: 157
This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of acupuncture in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer patients. It does not provide formal guidelines or recommendations for making health care decisions. This summary is reviewed regularly and updated as necessary by the PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Summary of the Evidence for Acupuncture Treatment of Cancer-Related Symptoms
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