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Lung cancer: Guidelines recommend massage, acupuncture for symptom control

KEY POINT

Complementary therapies (e.g., massage therapy, acupuncture) are now recommended by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) as adjuncts to mainstream medical care, but the college strongly advises against the use of “unproved or disproved” alternative therapies that claim to replace conventional, clinically proven therapies.