Herbal therapy use by cancer patients: a literature review on case reports.

@article{Olaku2011HerbalTU,
  title={Herbal therapy use by cancer patients: a literature review on case reports.},
  author={Oluwadamilola O Olaku and Jeffrey D. White},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={
          508-14
        }
}
Complementary and alternative medicine use is common amongst cancer patients. In many surveys, herbal medicines are amongst the most commonly used group of treatments. Herbal remedies are believed by the general public to be safe, cause less side-effects and less likely to cause dependency. The authors performed a literature review to assess which herbal approaches have had associated cancer case reports and determine which of these have been studied in prospective research. Eighteen case… CONTINUE READING
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