Acupuncture for the treatment of post-chemotherapy chronic fatigue: A randomized, blinded, sham-controlled trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Acupuncture Therapy
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Fatigue

abstract

  • True acupuncture as provided in this study did not reduce post-chemotherapy chronic fatigue more than did sham acupuncture. The study is limited by the number of patients lost to follow-up. We also cannot exclude the possibility that a more intensive treatment regimen may be more effective.

publication date

  • June 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3953893

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00520-013-1720-z

PubMed ID

  • 23334562

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1735

end page

  • 41

volume

  • 21

number

  • 6