Acupuncture in Palliative Cancer Care
This study is not yet open for patient recruitment.
Verified by British Columbia Cancer Agency February 2006
Research question: Can acupuncture improve symptom control and quality of life (QOL) in patients with advanced incurable cancer?
The purposes of this study is to investigate the feasibility of performing a randomized trial with acupuncture in improving symptom control and quality of life (QOL) in patients with advanced incurable cancer at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre in Victoria.
- Evaluate whether subjects who are receiving palliative care for cancer related symptoms can tolerate and complete to a course of acupuncture treatments.
- Evaluate whether it is possible to conduct a study using acupuncture on cancer patients.
| Procedure: Acupuncture ||Phase III|