Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

7 Must Read Cancer Prevention Tips You Could Benefit From

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 by Sharon Sherman

On a daily basis, you may not think about your chances of getting cancer – and that’s probably a good thing for your mood. But, statistically speaking more than one million people get cancer in the U.S. every year and 1 out of every 2 men and 1 out of every 3 women will develop […]


Acupuncture Helps Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Monday, November 21st, 2011 by Sharon Sherman

Though it is relatively rare, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) expect that there will be over 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed in 2016. While doctors and researchers are constantly developing new treatments, the American Cancer Society estimates that more than half of those diagnosed will die from the disease this year. That number has […]


Acupuncture for Prostate Cancer Treatment: An Effective Option

Monday, September 26th, 2011 by Sharon Sherman

With more than 2 million survivors of prostate cancer in the U.S., it’s important to recognize that September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. It’s even more important when you realize that 1 out of every 6 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Thankfully, prostate cancer can be successfully treated for […]


Acupuncture for Immune System Disorders: Boost Your Immune System Naturally

Thursday, March 31st, 2011 by Sharon Sherman

As you may know, acupuncture has been used for more than 2,000 years – and over a decade here at Empirical Point in Philadelphia. As our medical understanding of acupuncture’s benefits continues to grow, it is increasingly employed to treat common ailments, like stress, pain,and – perhaps most promisingly – immune system disorders. When you think of […]