The impact of acculturation on the use of traditional Chinese medicine in newly diagnosed Chinese cancer patients

@article{Ferro2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of acculturation on the use of traditional Chinese medicine in newly diagnosed Chinese cancer patients},
  author={M A Ferro and Anne M Leis and Richard Doll and Lyren Chiu and Michael Chung and M Barroetavena},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={15},
  pages={985-992}
}
This study assessed the impact of acculturation on the prevalence of traditional Chinese medicine and other complementary and alternative medicine (TCM/CAM) use in newly diagnosed Chinese cancer patients. The individual determinants of TCM/CAM use among patients were also investigated. A consecutive sample of Chinese cancer patients treated at the British Columbia Cancer Agency was surveyed at admission using a 15-item questionnaire. Items included TCM/CAM use, sociodemographics, as well as… CONTINUE READING

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