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Acupuncture at Life with Cancer

Acupuncture Appointments - Click the button below to schedule an appointment

Life with Cancer offers acupuncture for patients in treatment with Inova at the following locations, days, and times:
Life with Cancer Family Center
8411 Pennell Street
Fairfax, VA 22301
Fridays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

ISCI Fair Oaks
3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, LL, Ste. 005
Fairfax, VA 22033
Mondays, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

ISCI Loudoun
44084 Riverside Parkway, Level B, Suite 400
Leesburg, VA 20176
Mondays, 10 a.m. – 12 noon

ISCI Alexandria
4320 Seminary Road, Ste. 1NE5.4
Alexandria, VA 22304
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

ISCI Fairfax
8081 Innovation Park Drive, 2nd Floor
Fairfax, VA 22031
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Life with Cancer Acupuncture FAQ

Acupuncture as a Complementary Therapy
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO)*endorse acupuncture as a complementary therapy in the treatment of the following:

  • Pain
  • Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting

The value of acupuncture has not yet been established for the following treatment side effects, but limited studies have shown some possible patient benefit:

  • Dry Mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Neuropathy
  • Hot Flashes

*NCCN and SIO conduct and evaluate innovative research which significantly contributes to understanding, diagnosing, and treating cancer. They ensure evidenced-based practice focused on improving the quality of life for cancer patients.