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Life with Cancer Partnership - Inova Acupuncture Services

Life With CancerInova Acupuncture Services has developed a partnership with the Inova Life with Cancer program to offer group acupuncture services to Life with Cancer participants who are facing the challenges associated with cancer.

The partnership provides on-site acupuncture services at a reduced rate weekly. Each 30-minute session will include an initial consultation and acupuncture treatment.

Scheduling Information

How can I schedule an acupuncture treatment at the Life with Cancer center?
Please call us at 571-472-1680 to make or modify a Group Acupuncture appointment. We do not currently offer online booking for Life With Cancer group acupuncture appointments.

How can I cancel an appointment for acupuncture at the Life with Cancer center and is there a cancellation penalty?
Patients may cancel an appointment by calling 571-472-1680. Please cancel at least 24 hours in advance so that we may schedule someone else in your place.

How long is the visit and consultation?
Total visit time is 30 minutes. Session includes up to 10 minutes of brief consultation, followed by an acupuncture treatment.

Payment Information

How much is the group acupuncture session at the Life with Cancer center?
Please inquire with the Life with Cancer center for treatment pricing.

What forms of payment are acceptable for the group acupuncture?
Inova Acupuncture Services will invoice each patient by email once the appointment is confirmed. Patients are encouraged to pay online prior to treatment. Acceptable forms of payment are VISA, MC, AMEX, and check. We do not accept cash payment on site at the Life with Cancer center.

When is payment due for the acupuncture treatment?
Inova Acupuncture Services will invoice each patient by email once the appointment is confirmed. Patients are encouraged to pay online prior to treatment, however payment is due in full at the time of service.

Can I submit my receipt to my insurance company for reimbursement?
We will provide a Superbill to patients for insurance reimbursement by email within 48 hours of your visit. We do not accept any insurance currently.

Life With Cancer Acupuncture Treatment Locations

Inova Schar Cancer Institute

8081 Innovation Park Drive (Formerly 3225 Gallows Rd.), 2nd Level, Fairfax, VA 22031
Free Parking/Valet
Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Life with Cancer Family Center (Main Office) – Fairfax

Address: 8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA 22031
Free Parking
Hours: Tuesday 3 – 5 p.m. and Thursday 4 – 6 p.m.

Life with Cancer Center – Fair Oaks

Address: 3580 Joseph Siewick Dr, Fairfax, VA 22033
Free Parking
Hours: Thursday 9 – 11 a.m.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Treatment

Are there any necessary documents that must be completed prior to receiving acupuncture treatment?

All patients must complete paperwork prior to appointment date/time. Forms will be emailed to you after you have scheduled your appointment.

How will I know how many acupuncture treatments are needed to alleviate my condition?

The acupuncturist will determine the number of recommended sessions for each patient based on the medical evaluation.

Will I experience relief immediately from my acupuncture treatment?

Some patients experience immediate relief. Other patients may need to experience 2 – 3 treatments before significant relief is experienced.

What should I wear / bring to my appointment?

Because this is group acupuncture, you should dress in clothing that is loose, with free access from the elbows down and the knees down. You may want to bring a blanket and small pillow for additional comfort.

Who may receive acupuncture treatment at the Life with Cancer Center?

The Traditional Chinese Medicine / Life With Cancer program is offered to patients, family members, and caregivers, but priority is given to patients.