MD Anderson is one of the top ranking oncology centers in the United States. Excelling in cutting edge scientific research to find cures and answers for a wide range of cancers.Yet, MD Anderson's Integrative Medicine Center looks at a treatment method 3,000 years in the making. ACUPUNCTURE.
Dr. Mary K Garcia is leading these scientific inquires. She started her first study in 1978 with a simple and specific question: "Does acupressure increase test taking scores in nursing students". 40 years later Dr. Garcia joins the show today as she reviews her current findings on acupuncture for the treatment of xerostomia caused by radiation and chemo induced peripheral neuropathy.