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July 29, 2021

Acupuncture for Cancer Survivors

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  • 1Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
JAMA Oncol. 2021;7(9):1399. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2021.2514

To the Editor We thank Mao et al1 for their valuable contribution to chronic pain management in patients with cancer. The authors report an improvement in the severity of chronic musculoskeletal pain in cancer survivors who received electroacupuncture or auricular acupuncture compared with usual care and call for medical professionals to be equipped with these techniques. However, prior to widespread implementation, we find it prudent to draw attention to some limitations in this study.

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