Herbal preparation use by patients suffering from cancer in Palestine.

  title={Herbal preparation use by patients suffering from cancer in Palestine.},
  author={Mohammed S Ali-Shtayeh and Rana M Jamous and Rania M Jamous},
  journal={Complementary therapies in clinical practice},
  volume={17 4},
UNLABELLED This study sought to describe type, frequency, purpose and patterns of herbal medicine used by a sample of patients with cancer in Palestine. A cross-sectional survey of patients attending the outpatient cancer departments at the Governmental Hospitals was undertaken using semi-structured questionnaires. RESULTS A total of 1260 patients with cancer were interviewed. Of the participants, 60.9% (n = 767) reported using herbs primarily bought from Palestine (92.3%) frequently employed… CONTINUE READING
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