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ACUPUNCTURE AT IEO

A new option for managing collateral effects of cancer treatments

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Acupuncture treatments are available at the IEO Women’s Cancer Center for Breast and Gynecology patients to manage collateral effects of cancer therapies. The aim is to improve life quality and wellness of our patients.

WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE?

Acupuncture is a form of treatment in traditional Chinese medicine. It’s performed by applying very thin needles to certain points on your body. Research has shown that acupuncture can reduce some side effects of cancer and cancer treatment.

People have different experiences with acupuncture. Some people feel relaxed after their treatment, while others have more energy.

 WHAT ARE ACUPUNCTURE BENEFITS?

Acupuncture can reduce the following symptoms:

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Hot flashes
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue (feeling more tired or weak than usual)
  • Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Nerve problems
  • Joint disorders, such as osteoarthritis
  • Dry mouth

 

PARTNERSHIP

Università degli Studi di Milano Ecancer Medical Science IFOM-IEO Campus

CREDITS

Ministero della Salute Joint Commission International Breastcertification bollinirosa

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