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Moxibustion for alleviating side effects of chemotherapy or radiotherapy in cancer patients

  1. Hong Wei Zhang1,*,
  2. Zhi Xiu Lin1,
  3. Fan Cheung1,
  4. William Chi-Shing Cho2,
  5. Jin Ling Tang3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group

Published Online: 6 JUN 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 16 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010559


How to Cite

Zhang HW, Lin ZX, Cheung F, Cho WCS, Tang JL. Moxibustion for alleviating side effects of chemotherapy or radiotherapy in cancer patients (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010559. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010559.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Chinese Medicine, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, China

  2. 2

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of Clinical Oncology, Kowloon, Hong Kong

  3. 3

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health and Primary Care, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

*Hong Wei Zhang, School of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, China. zhanghw@cuhk.edu.hk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 6 JUN 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of moxibustion treatment for alleviating side effects associated with chemotherapy or radiotherapy, or both, in cancer patients.