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Acupuncture Reduces Pain

Posted on May 26, 2011 in Health and Wellness

Acupuncture Reduces Pain And Dysfunction In Head And Neck Cancer Patients After Neck Dissection ScienceDaily (Jun. 5, 2008) — New data from a randomized, controlled trial found that acupuncture provided significant reductions in pain, dysfunction, and dry mouth in head and neck cancer patients after neck dissection. The study was led by David Pfister, MD, Chief of the Head and Neck Medical Oncology Service, and Barrie Cassileth, PhD, Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). Dr. Pfister presented the findings May 30 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical...

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