Acupuncture for Anxiety in Women With Breast Cancer: A Feasibility Study
To assess the efficacy of acupuncture treatment in reducing symptoms of anxiety in women recently diagnosed with cancer.
• To assess the efficacy of acupuncture treatment on improving perceived quality of life in women recently diagnosed with cancer.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Study Start Date:||January 2006|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||September 2006|
This is a feasibility study of acupuncture for anxiety reduction in women with breast cancer. Ten patients will be recruited at the UNM Cancer Research Treatment Center via the Breast Clinic and screened for anxiety. Treatment will consist of 10 acupuncture sessions over 5 weeks. Measures (Hopkins Symptom Checklist, Sheehan Disability Index) will be administered and analyzed for treatment effect on scores.
|United States, New Mexico|
|University of New Mexico|
|Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87114|
|Principal Investigator:||Brian Shelley||University of New Mexico|