Items Tagged ‘Complementary Alternative Medicine’

December 14, 2017

Acupuncture Reduces Aromatase Inhibitor Joint Pain in Women with Breast Cancer


According to a well designed study presented at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium acupuncture is effective in reducing pain and stiffness associated with aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy in women with early-stage breast cancer.1 Stiffness and joint pain is a well documented concern of women undergoing AI therapy for the treatment and prevention of […]

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Tags: Acupuncture, Aromatase, Arthralgia, Arthritis, Breast Cancer, Complementary Alternative Medicine, inhibitor, joint pain, News

August 16, 2017

Alternative Medicine Used Alone Appears to Reduce Survival Rates in Cancer Patients


Patients who choose to receive alternative therapy as treatment for curable cancers instead of conventional cancer treatment have a higher risk of death, according to researchers from the Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center at Yale School of Medicine and Yale Cancer Center. The findings were reported online by the Journal of the […]

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Tags: Alternative Medicine, cancer treatment, Complementary Alternative Medicine, Complementary Medicine, News