Prevalence of Complementary Medicine Use in Patients With Cancer: A Turkish Comprehensive Cancer Center Experience


YALÇIN Ş. , HÜRMÜZ P. , McQuinn L., Naing A.

JOURNAL OF GLOBAL ONCOLOGY, vol.4, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1200/jgo.2016.008896
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF GLOBAL ONCOLOGY

Abstract

Purpose Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been popular among patients with cancer for several decades. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the prevalence of CAM use and to identify the factors affecting CAM use in a large patient cohort seen at a comprehensive cancer center in Turkey.