Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for Cancer Care

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Dr. Yang is a leading physician, psychiatrist, and international expert on classic forms of Chinese Medicine. He uniquely incorporates psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, neuro-emotional technique, acupuncture and traditional Chinese herbal medicine in the care of patients with a variety of emotional and physical illnesses. Following family tradition, he is a fourth generation teacher and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), specializing in acupuncture. Dr. Yang received his medical and neurology training at the Fourth Military Medical University in Xian, China. He then completed a research fellowship in clinical psychopharmacology at Oxford University in the United Kingdom, and a residency in Psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Yang has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters.

This lecture was delivered as part of the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine's Grand Rounds series on January 5, 2010. Copyright 2010 by Jingduan Yang, MD.

The streaming video presentation lasts approximately 45 minutes.

Download the presentation (Video) - January 2010


Overall goals and objectives:

1. Discuss Chinese medicine perspectives of cancer and cancer treatment.

2. Describe common energetic imbalances during cancer therapies.

3. Discuss basic and clinic research on acupuncture and Herbal medicine for cancer care.

4. Discuss clinical integration of acupuncture to conventional cancer care.