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Acupuncture for Aromatase Inhibitor–Related Joint Pain Among Breast Cancer Patients

Updated: Apr 5


A very scientific title that sounds somewhat dry. The essence in the findings was that:

“…. As such, in this study, acupuncture provided a substantial level of improvement in joint pain among breast cancer patients taking aromatase inhibitors, an often lifesaving class of medication with an adverse effect of substantial discomfort….”, “that half of the patients achieved a clinically important benefit from acupuncture, a safe, cost-effective treatment,  without any known interactions with other medical therapies….”

Therefore enabling women to achieve better outcomes. This link will take you to the article : CLICK HERE

Liu C, Zhang H, Sun C. Acupuncture for Aromatase Inhibitor–Related Joint Pain Among Breast Cancer Patients. JAMA. 2018;320(21):2270. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.16740

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