The prevalence of usage of herbal medicines among cancer patients.

@article{Tuna2013ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of usage of herbal medicines among cancer patients.},
  author={Serkan Tuna and Omer Dizdar and Mert Çaliş},
  journal={Journal of B.U.ON. : official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={1048-51}
}
PURPOSE To study the prevalence of the usage of herbal medicines among cancer patients. METHODS This study was carried out between October 1, 2009 and May 31, 2011, by using face-to-face interviews with cancer patients attending oncology departments (clinics and outpatient clinics, chemotherapy units). A special questionnaire was filled in during the interviews. RESULTS Of the patients 68.2% reported usage of herbal medicines, 66% stated that their usage of herbal medicines was based on the… CONTINUE READING

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