Complementary and alternative medicine use in radiotherapy: what are patients using?

@article{Gillett2012ComplementaryAA,
  title={Complementary and alternative medicine use in radiotherapy: what are patients using?},
  author={John Gillett and Clare S Ientile and Joanne Hiscock and Ashley W. Plank and Jarad Marcus Martin},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={1014-20}
}
OBJECTIVES Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by patients could interact in unpredictable ways with conventional therapies. This trial was designed to study the prevalence, types, and clinical implications of CAM use in patients with cancer who are receiving radiotherapy. DESIGN A validated questionnaire was given to consenting outpatients in this ethics-approved study. Questions specified types of CAM used, clinician knowledge, reason for use, perceived effectiveness, safety… CONTINUE READING