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Topic: Podcast: Acupuncture to Treatment Side Effects

Forum: Complementary and Holistic Medicine and Treatment — Complementary medicine refers to treatments that are used WITH standard treatment. Holistic medicine is a term used to describe therapies that attempt to treat the patient as a whole person.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2020 10:59AM

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Acupuncture to Ease Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects

July 22, 2020

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Dory Ellen Fish is a board-certified, state-licensed acupuncturist with 25 years of experience in 5 Element and Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture. She holds a diplomate in acupuncture from the National Commission for the Certificate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. For the past 15 years, much of her continuing education has been focused on cancer care. She completed the acupuncture course in oncology for cancer patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital and the Oncology Training for Acupuncture course at MD Anderson. Dory Ellen has lectured and taught at various universities, hospitals, and organizations. Her clinical practice is in Bryn Mawr, Penn.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dory Ellen explain:

  • what acupuncture is
  • the benefits of acupuncture
  • the risks of acupuncture, including the risk of lymphedema
  • her top three recommendations for someone who wants to try acupuncture for the first time

Running time: 27:38

Listen now or read the transcript.

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