Weidong Lu

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for chemotherapy-induced leukopenia: exploratory meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:1-10. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Acupuncture for cancer pain and related symptoms
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 17:321. 2013
  3. pmc Acupuncture for dysphagia after chemoradiation in head and neck cancer: rationale and design of a randomized, sham-controlled trial
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:700-11. 2012
  4. pmc Anticancer activity of an extract from needles and twigs of Taxus cuspidata and its synergistic effect as a cocktail with 5-fluorouracil
    Weihu Shang
    Key Laboratory of Radiopharmaceuticals, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University, China
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:123. 2011
  5. pmc Recent advances in oncology acupuncture and safety considerations in practice
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, SW560, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 11:141-6. 2010
  6. pmc Acupuncture for dysphagia after chemoradiation therapy in head and neck cancer: a case series report
    Weidong Lu
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:284-90. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for side effects of chemoradiation therapy in cancer patients
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrated Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 21:190-5. 2005
  8. pmc Acupuncture for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in patients with gynecologic malignancies: a pilot randomized, sham-controlled clinical trial
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:745-53. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Acupuncture as palliative therapy for physical symptoms and quality of life for advanced cancer patients
    Elizabeth Dean-Clower
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:158-67. 2010
  10. pmc Integrative Tumor Board: a case report and discussion from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Weidong Lu
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 8:235-41. 2009

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for chemotherapy-induced leukopenia: exploratory meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:1-10. 2007
    ..However, the inferior quality and publication bias present in these studies may lead to a false-positive estimation. Meta-analysis based on these published trials should be treated in an exploratory nature only...
  2. doi request reprint Acupuncture for cancer pain and related symptoms
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 17:321. 2013
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  3. pmc Acupuncture for dysphagia after chemoradiation in head and neck cancer: rationale and design of a randomized, sham-controlled trial
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:700-11. 2012
    ..While acupuncture has been reported to positively impact swallowing function and quality of life (QOL) in patients with dysphagia, current evidence is inconclusive...
  4. pmc Anticancer activity of an extract from needles and twigs of Taxus cuspidata and its synergistic effect as a cocktail with 5-fluorouracil
    Weihu Shang
    Key Laboratory of Radiopharmaceuticals, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University, China
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:123. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess the chemotherapeutic potential of an extract of Taxus cuspidata (TC) needles and twigs produced by artificial cuttage and its co-effects as a cocktail with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)...
  5. pmc Recent advances in oncology acupuncture and safety considerations in practice
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, SW560, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 11:141-6. 2010
    ..Patients with cancer may be at higher risk developing adverse reactions from acupuncture. Practical strategies for enhancing safety measures are discussed and recommended...
  6. pmc Acupuncture for dysphagia after chemoradiation therapy in head and neck cancer: a case series report
    Weidong Lu
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:284-90. 2010
    ..Dysphagia is a common side effect following chemoradiation therapy (CRT) in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for side effects of chemoradiation therapy in cancer patients
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrated Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 21:190-5. 2005
    ..To review strategies and recommendations to improve utilization of acupuncture treatment for side effects of chemoradiation therapy in cancer centers...
  8. pmc Acupuncture for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in patients with gynecologic malignancies: a pilot randomized, sham-controlled clinical trial
    Weidong Lu
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:745-53. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of acupuncture administered during myelosuppressive chemotherapy on white blood cell (WBC) count and absolute neutrophil count (ANC) in patients with ovarian cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Acupuncture as palliative therapy for physical symptoms and quality of life for advanced cancer patients
    Elizabeth Dean-Clower
    Leonard P Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 9:158-67. 2010
    ..The main study objectives were to determine the feasibility of administering acupuncture as palliative therapy to patients with advanced ovarian or breast cancer and to assess the effect on symptoms and quality of life (QOL)...
  10. pmc Integrative Tumor Board: a case report and discussion from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Weidong Lu
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 8:235-41. 2009
    ..A detailed discussion regarding her care from each modality is presented. The case elucidates the need for integrative approaches for cancer patients in a conventional medical setting...
  11. pmc The value of acupuncture in cancer care
    Weidong Lu
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:631-48, viii. 2008
    ..The article explains the potential benefits of acupuncture and describes the difficulties in studying its effectiveness...