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Research Article

Efficacy of Contact Needle Therapy for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Table 2

Results of symptoms scores pre- and post-CNT and clinical evolutions of patients.

Case
123456

CTCAE
 Before212121
 After211120
FACT/GOG-NTX
 Before116104139
 After525424
Breakthrough pain
 Before402330
 After001110
Patients’ evaluationImprovedImprovedImprovedImprovedImprovedImproved
Last responsible chemotherapy (month ago)Concurrent 122616Concurrent 16Concurrent 12Concurrent 1
Adverse effect of CNTNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone

Breakthrough pain: 0 (None)~4 (Very severe).

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