Complementary/alternative medicine use in a comprehensive cancer center and the implications for oncology.

@article{Richardson2000ComplementaryalternativeMU,
  title={Complementary/alternative medicine use in a comprehensive cancer center and the implications for oncology.},
  author={Mary Ann Richardson and Thomas H. Sanders and Judy Lynn Palmer and Anthony Greisinger and Sonja E. Singletary},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 13},
  pages={2505-14}
}
PURPOSE Oncologists are aware that their patients use complementary/alternative medicine (CAM). As cancer incidence rates and survival time increase, use of CAM will likely increase. This study assessed the prevalence and predictors of CAM use in a comprehensive cancer center. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Subjects were English-speaking cancer patients at least 18 years of age, attending one of eight outpatient clinics at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, between… CONTINUE READING
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