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A small US pilot study has found that acupuncture may help reduce lymphoedema associated with breast cancer surgery.

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Patients with advanced incurable cancer appear to benefit from incorporating acupuncture in their treatment.

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A US pilot study suggests that tai chi may be able to help cancer patients with cognitive problems that can arise as a side effect of chemotherapy treatment.

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An Australian team has found that taking part in a qigong exercise programme has multiple health benefits for cancer patients.

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Triptolide, isolated from the Chinese herb Lei Gong Teng (Tripterygii wilfordii Radix) could be a source of potential new anticancer drugs.

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The cooking method used to prepare broccoli can make a significant difference to its cancer-fighting abilities.

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Chinese authors have reviewed the evidence for use of Chinese herbal medicines as adjunctive treatment during chemo- and radiotherapy for cancer.

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Traditional Chinese medicine may help maintain immune function in women undergoing chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, according to a UK study.

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A Swedish pilot study has tested a modified single subject experimental design for evaluating the use of acupuncture for emesis during radiotherapy.

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The Chinese herbal formula Huang Qin Tang (Scutellaria Decoction) reduces the intestinal side-effects of chemotherapy in cancer patients by stimulating gut cell division and reducing inflammation. The four-herb formula (consisting...

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