Cancer

Health Issues/Symptoms Connections

Cancer Connections

Below you will find various relationships to the concept of and potential clinical approaches for cancer. It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine (and most related systems), treatment for "cancer" is rarely designed with the resulting "cancer" exclusively in mind.

For non-practitioners, we recommend reading treating the "cause" and not the "symptoms" for more on the overall approach and the importance of the TCM diagnostic system in formulating treatment approaches.

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Some acupuncture points are considered "empirically" related to a specific condition or diagnostic pattern. While this would rarely, if ever, dictate the entire composition of a treatment, the following points should be considered, possibly even more so within the context of acupressure:

  • EX Huatuojiaji at T1 (Sides of Spine at T1)
    .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes…
    T1 innervates the windpipe and affects the bone marrow, use…
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  • EX Huatuojiaji at T2 (Sides of Spine at T2)
    .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes…
    T2 innervates the bronchus and thymus gland and is used for…
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  • EX Huatuojiaji at T3 (Sides of Spine at T3)
    .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes…
    T3 innervates the lung and lymph systems and is used for a …
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  • EX Huatuojiaji at T4 (Sides of Spine at T4)
    .5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous processes…
    T4 innervates the breast and influences the sweat glands an…
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