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Last Updated: 12/12/19

Translating Fundamental Science of Acupuncture into Clinical Practice: — for Cancer Symptom Management, Pain and Substance Abuse

On February 11-12, 2019, the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCI’s OCCAM) and the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) cosponsored a workshop, “Translating Fundamental Science of Acupuncture into Clinical Practice for Cancer Symptom Management, Pain, and Substance Abuse” at Lister Hill Center Auditorium on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bathesda, MD. OCCAM and NCCIH share an interest in mechanistic studies of acupuncture and acupressure, particularly with regard to pain, including cancer pain.