Frequent use of complementary medicine by prostate cancer patients.

  title={Frequent use of complementary medicine by prostate cancer patients.},
  author={Anton Ponholzer and Gerhard Struhal and Stephan Madersbacher},
  journal={European urology},
  volume={43 6},
OBJECTIVES To assess the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by prostate cancer patients and to characterize CAM-users in this population. METHODS Prostate cancer patients who underwent routine follow-up at urological practices completed an anonymous, self-administered questionnaire on lower urinary tract function, sexuality, quality of life and use of CAM. All patients with biopsy proven cancer irrespective of age, stage and therapy were eligible. RESULTS 822 men (69+/-8.5… CONTINUE READING
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