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2024 Mar 05

Mol Pain


Electroacupuncture attenuates nociceptive behaviors in a mouse model of cancer pain.


Zhao YX, Yao MJ, Shen JW, Zhang WX, Zhou YX


Pain is a major symptom in cancer patients, and cancer-induced bone pain (CIBP) is the most common type of moderate and severe cancer-related pain. The current available analgesic treatments for CIBP have adverse effects as well as limited therapeutic effects. Acupuncture is proved effective in pain management as a safe alternative therapy. We evaluated the analgesic effect of acupuncture in treatment of cancer pain and try to explore the underlying analgesic mechanisms.