Medical oncologist and acupuncturist Ting Bao, MD, Director of Integrative Breast Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center explains how acupuncture improves quality of life for people with cancer in this New York Magazine article. Mounting evidence in this 2012 review of 29 clinical trials supports it’s use as an effective treatment for at least several ailments: chronic back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, shoulder pain, and headaches, specifically.