A population-based study of prevalence of complementary methods use by cancer survivors: a report from the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors.

@article{Gansler2008APS,
  title={A population-based study of prevalence of complementary methods use by cancer survivors: a report from the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors.},
  author={Ted Gansler and Chiewkwei Kaw and Corinne Crammer and Tenbroeck Smith},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={113 5},
  pages={
          1048-57
        }
}
BACKGROUND The use of complementary methods (CMs) is widespread and increasing in the United States. Most literature on CM use among cancer survivors focuses on the treatment period, whereas only a few studies address use further along the cancer continuum. METHODS This study analyzed the prevalence and the medical and demographic associations of CM use among cancer survivors surveyed 10 to 24 months after diagnosis. The study's sample-4139 survivors of 1 of 10 adult cancers-was selected from… CONTINUE READING
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