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Breast Cancer Lymphedema
acupuncture, sham acupuncture
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Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-11-14T17:39:47-0500
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Designated locations along nerves or organ meridians for inserting acupuncture needles.
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