Earlier this month ABC 7 did a story on Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where they have been using acupuncture to reduce complications for breast cancer patients. The story followed Diane Miller, her doctors had to remove lymph nodes in her armpit and as a result of her breast surgery she has experienced fluid buildup in her arm. Diane has been receiving regular acupuncture treatments and found it helpful in relieving her symptoms. In the story two Doctors at the cancer center talked about their pilot study and agree that acupuncture maybe a beneficial treatment for cancer patients.
*Check out the story about acupuncture for breast cancer patients.