Acupuncture at Life with Cancer

Life with Cancer offers community acupuncture at the following locations, days, and times:
Life with Cancer Family Center
8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA 22031
Wednesdays, 10 am-12 pm
To register, call Inova Well at 571-472-1680

Fair Oaks Cancer Center
3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, LL, Ste. 005, Fairfax, VA 22033
Thursdays, 9-11 am
To register, call Inova Well at 571-472-1680

Inova Loudoun Hospital
44055 Riverside Parkway, Ste.242, Leesburg, VA 20176
Wednesdays, 1-4 pm
To register, call Inova Well at 571-472-1680

Inova Schar Cancer Institute
8081 Innovation Park Drive, 2nd Floor, Fairfax, VA 22031
Tuesdays, 10 am-2 pm
To register, call Inova Well at 571-472-1680

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.

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