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Accompanying the treatment of breast cancer with acupuncture and tongue diagnosis

Date(s): 28 April 2016

Time: 10am - 5pm

Eligibility: Acupuncture graduates & 2nd year students

Venue: College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading

Gain greater confidence in evaluating the different tongue signs with Barbara Kirschbaum

An introduction to the pathology of breast cancer and the effects of chemotherapy from the point of view of Chinese medicine. Typical tongue signs in relation to the disease and treatment will be shown as well as a discussion of treatment strategies and acupuncture protocols.


Barbara Kirschbaum is a member of British Acupuncture Council and FMRCHM. She qualified in 1980 at ICOM; East Grinstead, England. She studied with Giovanni Maciocia, Ted Kaptchuk and Dan Bensky from 1978-1990 and from 1991 and 1997/98 in various internships at Chinese hospitals in Kunming, Tianjin and Chengdu. She is the author of the Atlas of Chinese Tongue Diagnosis, Volume 1 and 2, and author and publisher of several articles published in Germany. She has been in practice for over 30 years years and has specialized in the treatment of cancer, gynecology and gastrointestinal diseases. Currently she is the director of the TCM-clinic in the Jerusalem-Hospital in Hamburg

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