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Latest findings about acupuncture to ease treatment side effects

First Aired: January 19, 2014

Toby Helmstetter

Toby Helmstetter

Acupuncture. It’s a resource that many people find helpful to ease the side effects of chemotherapy. And, a new study indicates its value post-chemo for women taking aromatase inhibitors that often produce hot flashes. Join That Cancer Show™ to hear more about the patients, the studies and the stories of people who have been helped by acupuncture.

Among our guests is Toby Helmstetter, co-owner of Triangle Acupuncture Clinic. She is licensed and board certified in both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Triangle Acupuncture has provided its services to Cornucopia participants for many years.

Here are some resources:
Questions and Answers about Acupuncture – National Cancer Institute
Integrative Medicine: Acupuncture – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
What to expect in a typical acupuncture session – BreastCancer.org

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