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Acupuncture significantly reduces joint pain for breast cancer patients

5th - 9th Dec 2017

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Published: 07.12.17
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Prof Dawn Hershman - Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Dr Dawn Hershmann speaks with ecancer at SABCS 2017 about managing the joint pain of breast cancer patients receiving aromatase inhibitors with acupuncture.

She describes how, in a trial against sham acupuncture and waiting-list control, true acupuncture was found to relieve pain and, she hopes, improve treatment adherence.

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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

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ecancer Global Foundation