Surviving breast cancer: the role of complementary therapies.

  title={Surviving breast cancer: the role of complementary therapies.},
  author={Mary K Canales and Berta M. Geller},
  journal={Family & community health},
  volume={26 1},
Early detection and efficacious treatment have prolonged the lives of women diagnosed with breast cancer. Although many of these women have survived more than 5 years, there is minimal knowledge of their use of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) treatments. A qualitative focus group study was conducted with 66 breast cancer survivors, ranging in age from 32 to 85 years, with time since diagnosis 2 to 28 years. This article will discuss specific reasons breast cancer survivors reported… CONTINUE READING