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OncoLink Cancer FAQ

How do I know if a practitioner of acupuncture or reiki is reputable? Are there certifications to look for or anything?

OncoLink Cancer FAQ

Jun Mao, MD, MSCE, Family Medicine and Community Health Physician and Acupuncturist at PENN Medicine, responds:

Acupuncture is licensed in most but all states in the U.S. Many of the cancer centers begin bringing acupuncture into cancer care so working with acupuncturists who have worked with cancer patients are probably the best. Word of mouth from your doctors, nurses or other cancer patients are probably also helpful ways to find a good acupuncturist.
See our articles on acupuncture and reiki for more information.

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. See full archive of IntegrativeTherapies in Cancer Care.

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