The treatment of symptoms during and after cancer therapy is having an increasingly important role in oncology. In this field, the efficacity of complementary medicine and of acupuncture in particular is now well-established. Many studies demonstrate the effectiveness of acupuncture for the treatment of side effects in cancer therapy. These data confirm that acupuncture must be considered as an integrative therapy in the treatment of cancer patients.
Integrating acupuncture into patient cancer care.
Acupuncture as evidence-based option for symptom control in cancer patients.
Therapeutic effect of acupuncture on cisplatin-induced nausea and vomiting.