What The Study Did: This study (called a systematic review and meta-analysis) combined results from 14 randomized clinical trials to evaluate evidence of an association between acupuncture and acupressure for reducing pain in patients with cancer. Previous studies have had inconsistent findings.
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Authors: Haibo Zhang, M.D., of Guangdong Provincial Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Guangzhou, China, and Charlie Changli Xue, Ph.D., of RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, were the corresponding authors.
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