Good News for Breast Cancer Patients – Acupuncture Can Help

A new study led by researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, suggests that acupuncture can be used to reduce joint pain and stiffness associated with drugs that block the synthesis of estrogen, commonly used to treat some breast cancers.

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This study suggests that acupuncture may help women manage the joint pain and stiffness that can accompany aromatase inhibitor treatment,” said Dr. Katherine D. Crew, first author of the paper.

“To our knowledge, this is the first randomized, placebo-controlled trial establishing that acupuncture may be an effective method to relieve joint problems caused by these medications. However, results still need to be confirmed in larger, multicenter studies,” she added.

Read more by clicking this link:  http://www.dnaindia.com/health/report_acupuncture-could-relieve-joint-pain-linked-to-breast-cancer-treatments_1355527

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