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Acupuncture relieves hot flashes from prostate cancer treatment

Acupuncture provides long-lasting relief to hot flashes, heart palpitations and anxiety due to side effects of the hormone given to counteract testosterone, the hormone that induces prostate cancer, according to a study published in the April issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics, an official journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology… Acupuncture relieves hot flashes from prostate cancer treatment   

Study Compares Timing of Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Men with metastatic prostate cancer who undergo hormone-deprivation therapy sometimes take breaks from the treatment to minimize its often difficult side effects.

However, a major new study that tracked more than 1,500 men for almost a decade finds that opting for intermittent treatment may take a toll on certain patients, in terms of shortened… Study Compares Timing of Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer   

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