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HealthWatch: Acupuncture to the Rescue

CBS 2: New York

HealthWatch: Acupuncture to the Rescue
"More than 250,000 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. But the death rate is actually going down. That is largely due to better treatments, but those treatments often have side-effects. CBS 2's Dr. Max Gomez explains."

Jillian Capodice, MS, MSAc, Lac

Jillian L Capodice is currently the Director of Acupuncture and Integrative Service at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She has been at Columbia since 2003. She works under Aaron E Katz MD who holds the title as the Director of the Center for Holistic Urology, a Center which he established in 1998. The Center performs basic research and conducts clinical trials which investigate the role of natural therapies within urology and urologic oncology.

After graduating from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 2003, she completed a 2-year fellowship at the Center for Holistic Urology and Molecular Urology Laboratory at Columbia University Medical Center. Jillian is currently on the faculty at Pacific College teaching courses such as Clinical Research and Design, Anatomy, and Human Physiology.

Read the full research paper published on Acupuncture for Aromatase Inhibitor Induced Joint Pain in Women with Breast Cancer (published 2010 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology ).