Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. 1995 ; 20(1): 1-4.
[Influence of radiotherapy and chemotherapy on the function of malignant tumor patients and regulation function of acupuncture]
Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing.
The observation on the indexes of cortisol, estradiol, estriol and testosterone showed that incretory function of malignant tumor patients had different extent of pathologic changes, after radiotherapy and chemotherapy, making the change strengthened. Acupuncture can regularize this disorder of incretory function of patients treated with radiotherapy and chemotherapy to some extent.