IMG558Acupuncture has been integrated into the conventional treatment for cancer patients for a long time. Acupuncture is part of methods used for balancing the body in TCM, is more popular in America, and TCM as an ancient medicine is less known and understood. Incorporating TCM including acupuncture and Chinese herbs into the treatment of cancer patients will achieve a better outcome.

Chinese medicine is used for ┬ápreventing problems or diseases including cancer occur by balancing the body, strengthing the immune system, and maintaining the normal life cycle of cells, it is also combined with conventional medicine in treating the cancer and┬áreducing the side effect of Chemotherapy or radiation. Depending on the type and stage of the cancer, and individual’s body condition, the specific treatment program for each patient is needed.

Following are sample articles related to cancer.

Choices of Healing by Michael Lerner

Alternative therapies offer pain relief to cancer patients–NBCnews.com/oct/16/2012

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