Acupuncture in Cancer Care

Support Meeting

This presentation will introduce survivors to the benefits of acupuncture in cancer care and beyond. The basic theories of acupuncture will be explained from the perspectives of both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and biomedicine. Particular emphasis will be placed on the value of acupuncture for the management of pain, fatigue, dry  mouth, not flashes, anxiety, and insomnia, specifically in patients who are post-treatment.  In addition, current relevant clinical research will be presented. Registration is required.

Event Information

Date & Time(s)
Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Sponsor(s)

Resources for LIfe After Cancer

Speaker(s)

Theresa Affuso, L.Ac. Acupuncture
Integrative Medicine Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Audience

This program is for people who have been treated for cancer. No observers, please, without prior approval.

Location Information

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue — Room M-107
(between 67th & 68th Streets)
New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Contact

You must register to attend. To register and for more information please call 646-888-4740 or e-mail RLAC@mskcc.org

Phone
646-888-4740