A systematic review of the effectiveness of Chinese herbal medication in symptom management and improvement of quality of life in adult cancer patients.

@article{Molassiotis2009ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the effectiveness of Chinese herbal medication in symptom management and improvement of quality of life in adult cancer patients.},
  author={Alex Molassiotis and Barbara Potrata and Karis Kin Fong Cheng},
  journal={Complementary therapies in medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={92-120}
}
The aim of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of Chinese medicinal herbs used concurrently with cancer treatments in terms primarily of toxicity management but also quality of life and survival in adult cancer patients. Forty-nine trials met the inclusion criteria and were reviewed according to standard processes of systematic reviews. These trials included 3992 patients. All studies with the exception of one were of low methodological quality. The vast majority of the… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
19 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…