Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG). SWOG is one of the five cooperative groups that together comprise the National Cancer Institute’s National Clinical Trials Network.
This study investigated whether a 12-week acupuncture program could help reduce joint pain or stiffness caused by anti-estrogen breast cancer therapies. The researchers wanted to enroll 228 women. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women (AOW) members on September 18, 2013. The researchers were able to close enrollment on February 21, 2017, after the AOW provided them with 103 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.