Natural and Alternative Bone Cancer Treatment Options

Bone Cancer Treatment {introduction}

Bone cancer occurs when a malignant growth, or tumor, destroys healthy bone tissue. Bone cancer can occur in three common forms: Osteosarcoma (originating in the osteoid bone tissue), Chondrosarcoma (originating in the cartilage tissue), and The Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors (occurring in bone or soft tissue). The primary symptom of bone cancer is pain, however, not all bone cancers cause symptoms.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Bone Cancer.

TCM Diagnostic Patterns Related to Bone Cancer

Listed below are Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) diagnostic patterns that are commonly involved with this western medical condition/symptom. Properly applied, Chinese Medicine (including acupuncture and herbal medicine) treats patterns not individual symptoms/conditions which may better account for the range of symptoms often experienced by individuals. Pattern diagnosis/treatment is a crucial part of using Chinese Medicine for disease prevention instead of focusing on solely symptomatic treatments as is somewhat more common in western medicine. For more on this concept, please read What Does Acupuncture Treat? Or Treating the "Cause" and not the "Symptoms".

There are no tcm differential pattern diagnoses listed for this pattern at this time.

Herbal Formulas for Bone Cancer Available From Our Store

Herbal Formulas

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Fu Zheng Kang Ai Pian - Cancer Support, Cancer Defense, Immunity Herbal Formula
Fu Zheng Kang Ai Pian - Cancer Support Herbal Formula

Uses: Cancer Support, Cancer Defense, Immune System. Fu Zheng Kang Ai Pian (Fu Zheng Kang Ai Wan, Tumorite™) is a modern Chinese Herbal Formula designed to aid the immune system and the strength...

Kang Zhong Pian - Cancer Tumor Herbal Formula
Kang Zhong Pian - Herbal Formula for Tumors, Cancer Care

Uses: Cancer Tumor, Cancer Care, Immune System. Kang Zhong Pian, literally anti-tumor pills, is a modern patent formula designed to assist in the treatment cancerous tumors.  This...

Acupuncture Treatment Protocols

Listed below are articles describing related TCM diagnoses and acupuncture treatment points. These generally require an understanding of basic TCM Theory, however, general readers may find the protocols illustrative of how Chinese Medicine views and treats this condition.

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Submitted Case Studies

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Bone Cancer related articles

Below are articles related to this condition submitted by our practitioner members. See our practitioner member section for all articles.

  • Chad Dupuis's picture
    Contributor ~ Chad Dupuis
    Submitted On Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:01am

    There are a host of studies showing the usages of acupuncture for anesthesia during common medical procedures and events.  These range from colonoscopies to labor to dental work, to appendectomy and more.  Studies such as the one following are important as the reduction of stronger anesthesia agents is crucial for many types of cases, not to mention arguments revolving around costs of various procedures.

  • Chad Dupuis's picture
    Contributor ~ Chad Dupuis
    Submitted On Fri, 05/28/2010 - 8:21am

    There have been a host of studies along with significant long-term clinical experiences in aiding advanced cancer patients with acupuncture and associated techniques.  As of yet, however, acupuncture is largely an adjunctive technique sought out by individual cancer patients who, generally, are unable to find the help they need from western medicine.  A small preliminary study recently published in the Integrative Cancer Therapies Journal ends with the conclusion that 

Forum posts related to Bone Cancer

Listed below are forum posts related to this condition. You can click on the posts to submit comments. If you would like to submit a forum post/question related to this condition, please click to submit. For all recent activity see our forum.

  • adviye's picture
    Submitted On Tue, 03/22/2011 - 2:14pm
    Contributor ~ adviye

    Hi everybody,


    Sometimes cancer patients need acupuncture treatments because of treatment's side effect. I'm worried about using prohibited points while doing acupuncture treatment. I don't know any...

    Comments on this post (2)

  • ausbris's picture
    Submitted On Thu, 02/24/2011 - 11:24pm
    Contributor ~ ausbris

    Hi everyone

    Just treated a lovely lady who came in for facial acupuncture.

    The intake process highlighted that she has bone cancer, malignant. There is no pain.

    Her cancer markers in her blood are abnormally high (...

    Comments on this post (2)

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    Acupuncture Points for Bone Cancer

    Below you will find acupuncture points relevant to this condition. The points listed below are by no means the only relevant points, rather we list empirical or commonly used points as well as those applicable to use with acupressure as a self-help remedy.

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    Professional Practitioner Information

    Below you will find links to technical information largely of interest to professional practitioners.

    TCM Herbs and Formulas for Bone Cancer

    TCM Herbal Formulas for Bone Cancer

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    Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbs for Bone Cancer

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbs relevant to this condition. See our TCM Herbal Database for more details.

    There are no tcm herbs listed for this condition at this time.

    Western Herbs and Bone Cancer Medical Information

    Western herbs for Bone Cancer

    Below you will find Western herbs relevant to this condition. See our Western Herbal Database for more details.

    There are no western herbs listed for this condition at this time.

    Bone Cancer - Western Medicine Information

    At this time no Western Medicine information has been completed for this section.