Complementary and alternative medicine use and its association with quality of life among Lebanese breast cancer patients: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Naja2015ComplementaryAA,
  title={Complementary and alternative medicine use and its association with quality of life among Lebanese breast cancer patients: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Farah Naja and Romy Abi Fadel and Mohamad Alameddine and Yasmin Aridi and Aya Zarif and Dania Hariri and Anas Mugharbel and Maya M Khalil and Z A Nahleh and Arafat H Tfayli},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Breast cancer patients are increasingly seeking Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies with the hope of alleviating the burden of the disease and improving their quality of life (QOL). The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence, types, socio-demographic and disease-related correlates as well as characteristics of CAM use (including disclosure to treating physicians) among breast cancer patients in Beirut, Lebanon. A secondary objective was to evaluate… CONTINUE READING
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