Preliminary data for a small subset of initial patients in this study were previously published in Cassileth BR, Van Zee KJ, Chan Y, et al. A safety and efficacy pilot study of acupuncture for the treatment of chronic lymphoedema. Acupunct Med. 2011;29:170-172.
Acupuncture in the treatment of upper-limb lymphedema
Results of a pilot study
Article first published online: 10 APR 2013
Copyright © 2013 American Cancer Society
Volume 119, Issue 13, pages 2455–2461, 01 July 2013
How to Cite
Cassileth, B. R., Van Zee, K. J., Yeung, K. S., Coleton, M. I., Cohen, S., Chan, Y. H., Vickers, A. J., Sjoberg, D. D. and Hudis, C. A. (2013), Acupuncture in the treatment of upper-limb lymphedema. Cancer, 119: 2455–2461. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28093
Trial Registration clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT01003951.
Ingrid Haviland provided writing and editing assistance. Special thanks to Gria Jacobs, Clinical Research Coordinator, and our Research Study Assistants, James Lozada and Allison Hirsch.
See related editorial on pages 2362–5, this issue.
- Issue published online: 17 JUN 2013
- Article first published online: 10 APR 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 5 NOV 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 5 OCT 2012
- Manuscript Received: 17 AUG 2012
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