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Pain and numbness among cancer survivors: what treatments are effective?

Susan London   |   Clinical Summary   |   02 December 2022
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Takeaway

  • Cancer survivors had reductions in pain with exercise, acupuncture, and alternative medicine, whereas treatments for numbness were ineffective or had too little evidence for assessment of effectiveness.

Why this matters

  • Posttreatment pain and numbness are common and negatively affect QoL.

Study design

  • Systematic review and meta-analysis of 36 randomised...

          

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