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Insights Into Cancer: Chinese Medicine as a Support System in Care of the Cancer Patient

SimmsMann CenterOnce a month, the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology presents Insights Into Cancer, a free public lecture series for cancer patients, their families and the community. Each lecture features a leading professional who provides up-to-date information, practical advice and answers to cancer-related questions. 

March 8, 2011 
Chinese Medicine as a Support System in Care of the Cancer Patient

Lucy Postolov, LAc, licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, discusses Chinese Medicine as a complementary therapy in the treatment and aftercare of individuals diagnosed with cancer. The discussion includes information on how acupuncture works, clinical applications of acupuncture for patients with cancer, what oncology patients should know when selecting an acupuncturist, how Chinese herbal medicine is used to support patients going through chemotherapy and radiation, an analysis of individual herbs for support while receiving chemotherapy, and more.

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Insights Into Cancer lectures are held in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Auditorium, B Level, Room B130, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095.

UCLA parking is $11 and is wheelchair accessible. Attendees can park in the medical plaza, or take advantage of the valet parking at the front of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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