oncology acupuncture

Through training from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center "Integrative Medicine" program, we provide cancer patients symptom management and pain relief through natural therapies that coincide with your cancer care plan. The team at Pellegrino Integrative Cancer Center offers patients scientifically-tested methods to care for cancer pain, fatigue, hot flashes, neuropathy, and more. We have a solid knowledge base of cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and herb-drug interactions. We have also received advanced education on the management of lymphoma and leukemia, as well as cancer of the breast, colon and rectum, lung, prostate, and other parts of the body.


Trained Certifications:

  • Fundamentals of Oncology Acupuncture

  • Oncology Acupuncture: From Neuroscience to Patient Wellbeing

  • Herbs & Dietary Supplements in Cancer Care

Focus areas include:

  • Mainstream pain management

  • Psychiatric & psychological problems among the cancer population

  • Palliative care approach to pain and symptom management

  • Acupuncture mechanisms of action

  • Acupuncture for cancer pain

  • Chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting symptom relief

  • Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

  • Cancer-related fatigue

  • Patient to provider communication

  • Safety & clinical practice guidelines

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Our oncology acupuncture treatments address a wide array of cancer-related symptoms that can be a result of chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and cancer itself.

Oncology acupuncture can help the following symptoms and side effects: 

  • Nausea 

  • Vomiting

  • Dry mouth

  • Fatigue

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Immune suppression 

  • Pain 

  • Neuropathy

  • Hot Flashes  

To insure that you get the best care possible, all new oncology acupuncture patients will be booked in for a consultation, where a treatment plan will be created especially for you.

*We are covered by an ever growing number of insurances!

Pellegrino Healing Center participates in a growing number of major healthcare plans such as Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Call us for more information.