Complementary and alternative medicine use and assessment of quality of life in Korean breast cancer patients: a descriptive study

@article{Kang2011ComplementaryAA,
  title={Complementary and alternative medicine use and assessment of quality of life in Korean breast cancer patients: a descriptive study},
  author={Eunyoung Kang and Eun Joo Yang and Sun-Mi Kim and Il Yong Chung and Sang Ah Han and Do-Hoon Ku and Soek-Jin Nam and J H Yang and Sung-won Kim},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={461-473}
}
The worldwide use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among cancer patients has increased, with breast cancer patients being more likely to use CAM compared with any other cancer patients. However, few surveys have systematically described CAM use among Korean breast cancer patients. This study investigated the use of CAM among patients who were diagnosed with breast cancer, along with the relevant demographic and clinical factors related to CAM use. We also compared the difference… CONTINUE READING