Acupuncture in Cancer Care


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.


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

Date & Time(s)


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


You must register to attend. To register and for more information please call 646-888-4740 or email


Resources for LIfe After Cancer


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