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Hypoglossal Acupuncture for Acute Chemotherapy-Induced Dysgeusia in Patients with Breast Cancer: Study Protocol of a Randomized, Sham-Controlled Trial

Distortion of taste sensations is a common chemotherapy-induced side effect; however, treatment evidence is limited. Pilot data indicated that acupuncture might be able to improve symptoms of dysgeusia. Thus, the aim of this study is to investigate the effects and side effects of hypoglossal acupuncture in the treatment of dysgeusia in patients with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy. Read more here.