Alternative therapy use in neurologic diseases: use in brain tumor patients.

@article{Verhoef1999AlternativeTU,
  title={Alternative therapy use in neurologic diseases: use in brain tumor patients.},
  author={Marja J. Verhoef and Neil Hagen and Guy Pelletier and Peter A. Forsyth},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1999},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={617-22}
}
BACKGROUND The extent of alternative therapy use in brain tumor patients is unknown, but it may be frequent and seems important to those who use it. OBJECTIVE To characterize alternative therapy use in brain tumor patients. METHODS Prospective questionnaire-based survey of 167 brain tumor patients who attended a cancer center in Southern Alberta. Physicians completed forms describing clinical information such as disease status. RESULTS The response rate was 91% (167/184). Twenty-four… CONTINUE READING