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Last Name

Weidong Lu, Ph.D., M.B.

TitleInstructor in Medicine
InstitutionDana-Farber Cancer Institute
AddressDana-Farber Cancer Institute
44 Binney St
Boston MA 02115

 awards and honors
2007 - 2012The Bernard Osher Foundation/NCCAM CAM Practitioner Research Career Development Award (K01)

 selected publications
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  1. Lu W, Rosenthal DS. Acupuncture for cancer pain and related symptoms. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2013 Mar; 17(3):321.
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  2. Gu C, Qiao J, Zhu M, Du J, Shang W, Yin W, Wang W, Han M, Lu W. Preliminary Evaluation of the Interactions of Panax ginseng and Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge with 5-Fluorouracil on Pharmacokinetics in Rats and Pharmacodynamics in Human Cells. Am J Chin Med. 2013; 41(2):443-58.
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  3. Lu W., Matulonis U.A., Dunn J.E., Lee H., Doherty-Gilman A., Dean-Clower E., Goodman A., Davis R.B., Buring J., Wayne P., Rosenthal D.S., Penson R.T. Medical Acupuncture. The feasibility and effects of acupuncture on quality of life scores during chemotherapy in ovarian cancer: Results from a pilot, randomized sham-controlled trial. 2012; 24(4):233-240.
  4. Lu W, Wayne PM, Davis RB, Buring JE, Li H, Goguen LA, Rosenthal DS, Tishler RB, Posner MR, Haddad RI. Acupuncture for dysphagia after chemoradiation in head and neck cancer: rationale and design of a randomized, sham-controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Jul; 33(4):700-11.
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  5. Shang W, Qiao J, Gu C, Yin W, Du J, Wang W, Zhu M, Han M, Lu W. Anticancer activity of an extract from needles and twigs of Taxus cuspidata and its synergistic effect as a cocktail with 5-fluorouracil. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2011; 11:123.
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  6. Han M, Liu Y, Zhang B, Qiao J, Lu W, Zhu Y, Wang Y, Zhao C. Salvianic borneol ester reduces ß-amyloid oligomers and prevents cytotoxicity. Pharm Biol. 2011 Oct; 49(10):1008-13.
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  7. Qiao J, Gu C, Shang W, Du J, Yin W, Zhu M, Wang W, Han M, Lu W. Effect of green tea on pharmacokinetics of 5-fluorouracil in rats and pharmacodynamics in human cell lines in vitro. Food Chem Toxicol. 2011 Jun; 49(6):1410-5.
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  8. Lu W, Rosenthal DS. Recent advances in oncology acupuncture and safety considerations in practice. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2010 Dec; 11(3-4):141-6.
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  9. Lu W, Posner MR, Wayne P, Rosenthal DS, Haddad RI. Acupuncture for dysphagia after chemoradiation therapy in head and neck cancer: a case series report. Integr Cancer Ther. 2010 Sep; 9(3):284-90.
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  10. Dean-Clower E, Doherty-Gilman AM, Keshaviah A, Baker F, Kaw C, Lu W, Manola J, Penson RT, Matulonis UA, Rosenthal DS. Acupuncture as palliative therapy for physical symptoms and quality of life for advanced cancer patients. Integr Cancer Ther. 2010 Jun; 9(2):158-67.
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  11. Lu W, Ott MJ, Kennedy S, Mathay MB, Doherty-Gilman AM, Dean-Clower E, Hayes CM, Rosenthal DS. Integrative Tumor Board: a case report and discussion from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Integr Cancer Ther. 2009 Sep; 8(3):235-41.
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  12. Zhao H; Chen J; Hou N; Lu W; Wang W. Natural Computation. A Proteome Characteristic Pattern of Unstable Angina was Found by Two-Dimensional Difference Gel Electrophoresis and Least Angle Regression. 2009; 2:104-108.
  13. Lu W, Matulonis UA, Doherty-Gilman A, Lee H, Dean-Clower E, Rosulek A, Gibson C, Goodman A, Davis RB, Buring JE, Wayne PM, Rosenthal DS, Penson RT. Acupuncture for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in patients with gynecologic malignancies: a pilot randomized, sham-controlled clinical trial. J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Jul; 15(7):745-53.
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  14. Zhao H; Chen J; Hou N; Lu W; Wang W. Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering. Proteome Characteristic Pattern Study of Unstable Angina with Blood Stasis Symptom Based on Least Angle Regression Algorithm. 2009; 1-4.
  15. Lu W, Dean-Clower E, Doherty-Gilman A, Rosenthal DS. The value of acupuncture in cancer care. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2008 Aug; 22(4):631-48, viii.
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  16. Lu W, Dean-Clower E, Doherty-Gilman A, Rosenthal DS. . Cohen L, Markman M, eds. Integrative Oncology: Incorporating Complementary Medicine into Conventional Cancer Care. Acupuncture in Cancer Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: An Integrative Medical Practice. 2008; 220.
  17. Lu, W; Metulonis, UA ; Doherty-Gilman, A; Lee, H; Dean-Clower, E; Rosulek, A; Gibson, C; Goodman, A; Davis, RB; Buring, JE; Wayne, PM; Penson, RT; Rosenthal, DS . Blood. Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) levels in a randomized, controlled acupuncture trial for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. 2007; 110(11):91B.
  18. Lu W, Hu D, Dean-Clower E, Doherty-Gilman A, Legedza AT, Lee H, Matulonis U, Rosenthal DS. Acupuncture for chemotherapy-induced leukopenia: exploratory meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Soc Integr Oncol. 2007; 5(1):1-10.
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  19. Lu W. Acupuncture for side effects of chemoradiation therapy in cancer patients. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2005 Aug; 21(3):190-5.
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  20. Riedlinger JE, Tan PW, Lu W. Ping wei san, a Chinese medicine for gastrointestinal disorders. Ann Pharmacother. 2001 Feb; 35(2):228-35.
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  21. Lu W, Lu W. Chinese herbs and urothelial carcinoma. N Engl J Med. 2000 Oct 26; 343(17):1269; author reply 1269-70.
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  22. Lu W. Chinese herbal medicine for irritable bowel syndrome. JAMA. 1999 Sep 15; 282(11):1035; author reply 1036-7.
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