Tag Archives: Cancer Support

Can acupuncture help improve cancer patient’s side effects of chemotherapy and radiation? The NCI says YES!!

Can an Ancient Healing System practiced for thousands of years be useful in the modern cancer care setting? The National Cancer Institute says YES! Acupuncture has demonstrated benefit to cancer patients in the following areas: Pain Management: Acupuncture is very effective for managing pain related to tumors, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and inflammation. Cancer itself is … Continue reading Can acupuncture help improve cancer patient’s side effects of chemotherapy and radiation? The NCI says YES!!

Acupuncture and Exercise Helpful for Breast Cancer Support

Two new studies from the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania offer hope for breast cancer survivors struggling with cancer-related pain and swelling, and point to ways to enhance muscular strength and body image. The studies appear in a first of its kind monograph from the Journal … Continue reading Acupuncture and Exercise Helpful for Breast Cancer Support

Research is Positive on Chinese Herbals for Cancer

There’s growing acceptance that herbal medicines could be effective for medical conditions, but the scientific evidence to vault such a treatment into an approved drug is often lacking. As Shirley Wang explains on Lunch Break, researchers are making progress on a cancer treatment based on a common herbal combination in Chinese medicine.

Deceptive Warm Fall Days

It seems very warm here in Iowa, actually, the daily temps are about 20 degrees higher than normal for our area. So we are all wearing shorts and flip flops. But in the clinic we are seeing lots of colds and intestinal bugs circulating. People always say that after school starts everyone gets sick. This … Continue reading Deceptive Warm Fall Days