We would like to share with you our personal view, beliefs and approach about the research that is presented on these pages.
We both value the research of modern science and the many developments that have been discovered.
We also value the depth of wisdom and knowledge of traditional and classical five element acupuncture, which integrates the many aspects of body and mind.
We acknowledge the information gained from research, and we endevaour to use it where appropriate when meeting the needs of an individual who is suffering in health.
We hope later to share more information on the five elements of acupuncture.
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(2017) Effects of acupuncture on cancer-
'Conclusions: Acupuncture is effective for CRF management and should be recommended as a beneficial alternative therapy for CRF patients, particularly for breast cancer patients and those currently undergoing anti-
(2017) Acupuncture for cancer-
Results. Our pilot study demonstrated feasibility among patients with appropriate inclusion criteria and good compliance with acupuncture treatment. A significant reduction in the BFI-
Conclusion. Fatigue is a common symptom experienced by lung cancer patients. Acupuncture may be a safe and feasible optional method for adjunctive treatment in cancer palliative care, and appropriately powered trials are warranted to evaluate the effects of acupuncture.'
The study uses a formulaic approach of acupuncture to treat fatigue and not an individualised treatment plan. It would be interesting research to compare an individualised five element acupuncture treatment plan compared to formulaic approach.
Another trial is underway to assess the effectivenes of acupuncture on fatigue from chemotherapy in lung cancer patients however a different set of acupuncture points are being used but again in a formulaic approach. It will be interesting to see their results to compare.
(2017) Effect of acupuncture therapy on lung cancer patients with cancer-
'Zhongwan (CV12), Xiawan (CV10), Guanyuan (CV4), Qihai (CV6), Tianshu (St25), Neiguan (Pc6), and Zusanli (St36).'
Huan Wang , Ming Wei Yu , et al. (2017) Effect of acupuncture therapy on lung cancer patients with cancer-
(2012) Acupuncture for Cancer-
Conclusion. Acupuncture is an effective intervention for managing the symptom of CRF and improving patients' quality of life.