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The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of acupressure for the control and management of chemotherapy-related acute and delayed nausea: Assessment of Nausea in Chemotherapy Research (ANCHoR), a randomised controlled trial

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  • A. Molassiotis
  • W. Russell
  • J. Hughes
  • M. Breckons
  • M. Lloyd-Williams
  • J. Richardson
  • C. Hulme
  • S. G. Brearley
  • M. Campbell
  • A. Garrow
  • W. D. Ryder
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>07/2013
<mark>Journal</mark>Health Technology Assessment
Issue number26
Number of pages114
Pages (from-to)1-114
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting remain difficult symptoms to manage in clinical practice. As standard antiemetic drugs do not fully eliminate these symptoms, it is important to explore the adjuvant role of non-pharmacological and complementary therapies in antiemetic management approaches. Acupressure is one such treatment showing highly suggestive evidence so far of a positive effect, meriting further investigation.