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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2019 Jul 12;39(7):781-4. doi: 10.13703/j.0255-2930.2019.07.026.

[Analysis on the academic characteristics of tumor treatment reported in Zhenjiu Dacheng].

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Department of TCM Center, Zhejiang Cancer Hospital, Hangzhou 310022, China.
Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Hangzhou Xiacheng People's Hospital.
Department of Oncology, Tongde Hospital of Zhejiang Province.


Zhenjiu Dacheng (Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion) contains a large number of acupuncture medical cases, involving a variety of illnesses, and more cases of the treatment of cancer. The medical cases in Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion point out that the tumor is a tangible evil, and its pathological factors are often regarded as sputum. It should be diagnosed and treated early, and it is easy to be dangerous if delayed. Acupuncture treatment should be based on the treatment of tumor itself, in the consideration of consolidating the root and cultivating the primary, treatment should be clear about the condition of the disease, pay attention to the timing of acupuncture, selecting correctly the reinforcing or reducing technique, emphasizing the use of moxibustion. The academic characteristics of Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion medical treatment of tumors have had a profound impact on later generations, and it is still of great significance for guiding clinical acupuncture treatment of tumor diseases today.


Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion; YANG Ji-zhou; academic characteristics; case; tumor

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