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Acupuncture as a complementary therapy for Cancer

Acupuncture is part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and has been used in China for thousands of years. Acupuncture is based on the belief that a vital energy called qi (pronounced chee) flows through your body in a network of channels called meridians.


Someone who gives acupuncture is often called an acupuncturist or an acupuncture therapist. It’s important to have acupuncture done by a qualified practitioner who has worked with people who have cancer. Several national, provincial and territorial organizations set standards of practice for acupuncture in Canada. These organizations can help you find a qualified acupuncturist. Acupuncture is regulated in several provinces and territories. Click here to read the full article from its author's website........

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