Posts Tagged "chemotherapy"

Acupuncture Benefits Cancer Patients

Posted on May 27, 2011 in Health and Wellness

Treating the Side Effects of Chemotherapy in Cancer Patients Alaina Speraw, L. Ac., Dipl. Ac., B. A. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month ; so I thought it might be timely to share some of my clinical experience and passion for treating Cancer patients at the Virginia G Piper Cancer Center. Chemotherapy, radiation and surgery present enormous challenges and suffering for most people hoping for those magic words “cancer free”. However, the journey is full of potential pitfalls such as nausea, vomiting, hot flashes, joint pain, fatigue, insomnia, neuropathy, infections,...

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