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Acupuncture May Prevent Some Cases of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (October 3, 2005)

Acupuncture May Prevent Some Cases of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting According to a review published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, certain types of acupuncture-point stimulation may relieve... Continue Reading

Herbal Supplement PC-SPES may Interfere with Chemotherapy Drug Paclitaxel (February 6, 2003)

Herbal Supplement PC-SPES may Interfere with Chemotherapy Drug Paclitaxel A recent article published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that the herbal supplement PC-SPES appears... Continue Reading

Acupuncture Palliates Xerostomia after Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers (March 14, 2002)

Acupuncture Palliates Xerostomia after Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers According to results recently published in Cancer, acupuncture appears to reduce the severity of radiation-induced... Continue Reading

PC-SPES and SPES Herbal Supplements Recalled (March 7, 2002)

PC-SPES and SPES Herbal Supplements Recalled According to recall notices issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the California Department of Health Services (DHS) and BotanicLab, consumers... Continue Reading

Homeopathic Medication TRAUMEEL S Reduces Chemotherapy-Induced Stomatitis in Children (February 25, 2002)

Homeopathic Medication TRAUMEEL S Reduces Chemotherapy-Induced Stomatitis in Children Results of a recent study published in the journal Cancer, suggest that TRAUMEEL S significantly reduces the severity... Continue Reading

Electroacupuncture Reduces Chemotherapy-Related Vomiting (February 25, 2002)

Electroacupuncture Reduces Chemotherapy-Related Vomiting Electroacupuncture treatments combined with anti-nausea medication may reduce vomiting in patients receiving high-dose chemotherapy, according... Continue Reading

Herbal Supplement, PC-SPES, May Provide Symptom Relief for Persons with Metastatic Prostate Cancer (February 22, 2002)

Herbal Supplement, PC-SPES, May Provide Symptom Relief for Persons with Metastatic Prostate Cancer For men with metastatic prostate cancer, effective therapies to alleviate pain and other symptoms... Continue Reading

Herbal Product, Sho-Saiko-To, May Reduce Risk for Liver Cancer in Persons with Cirrhosis (February 14, 2002)

Herbal Product, Sho-Saiko-To, May Reduce Risk for Liver Cancer in Persons with Cirrhosis A Chinese herbal product, called sho-saiko-to, may be of use in delaying or preventing the onset of liver cancer... Continue Reading

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