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1 Incidence statistics for all cancers in the UK 2010 Male 163,904 Female 160,675 Total 324,579

2 The Ten Most Common Causes of Death: 2010 Average Number of Deaths per Year, Aged 1 and Over, UK

3 Definition of Palliative Care Palliative care is: the active holistic care of patients with advanced, progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the best quality of life for patients and their families. Many aspects of palliative care are also applicable earlier in the course of the illness in conjunction with other treatments.

4 Acupuncture in Palliative Care Pain Fatigue Nausea and vomiting Breathlessness Depression

5 Acupuncture in cancer pain management Common types of cancer pain Visceral pain bone pain Nerve pain

6 Acupuncture in cancer pain management Eight Influential Points of the Eight Tissues Zang Organs - Zhangmen LV13, Fu Organs - Zhongwan CV12 Bone- Dazhu BL11, Marrow – Xuangzhong GB39 Blood –Geshu BL17, Qi- Tanzhong CV17 Tendons- Yanglingquan GB34, Blood Vessels- Taiyuan LU9

7 Acupuncture in cancer fatigue Acupoints of Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang GV20-Baihui CV12-Zhongwan CV6-Qihai ST36-Zusanli SP6-Sanyinjiao LU9- Taiyuan

8 Acupuncture in cancer fatigue Five Zang-organ Shu+ Ge Shu BL13-Feishu BL15-Xinshu BL17-Geshu BL18-Ganshu BL20-Pishu BL23-Shenshu

9 Acupuncture in cancer nausea& vomiting ST36-Zusanli, ST41-Jiexi PC6-Neiguan, CV6-Qihai, CV12-Zhongwan Coldness-BL21-Weishu Heat-EX-HN12Jinjin,EX-HN13-Yuye Phlegm retention-ST40, Food retention-ST21-Liangmen, ST25-Tianshu Liver Qi Stagnation-LV3 Deficiency Coldness of Spleen and Stomach-BL21-Weishu BL20-Pishu

10 Acupuncture for breathlessness LU1 –Zhongfu LU5- Chize CV17-Tanzhong BL13-Feishu

11 Acupuncture for depression in cancer HT7 –Shenmen BL18-Ganshu PC6-Neiguan LV3-Taichong LV14-Qimen CV17-Tanzhong SP6-Sanyinjiao


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