integrative cancer treatment support
Acupuncture is now offered at many premier cancer treatment centers, including Memorial Sloan Kettering, Cleveland Clinic, and MD Anderson. Dr. Mims has received specialized training in oncology acupuncture through Memorial Sloan Kettering. The goal of complementary and integrative health care is to improve your quality of life while relieving the side effects of cancer treatment. Side effects commonly treated with acupuncture include:
Relaxing sessions can help bring your stress levels down as you go through your cancer treatments, and can also help decrease their side effects. With acupuncture, you can:
acupuncture relieves side effects
In addition to the common side effects listed above, acupuncture can help relieve other side effects of cancer treatments, such as:
Acupuncture is a safe and valuable addition to Western medicine treatments, but should not be used in place of such treatments. Dr. Mims will communicate with your oncologist, and any other relevant member of your medical team, to coordinate safe, high quality, integrative care.