The role of psychological functioning in the use of complementary and alternative methods among disease-free colorectal cancer survivors: a report from the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors.

@article{Stein2009TheRO,
  title={The role of psychological functioning in the use of complementary and alternative methods among disease-free colorectal cancer survivors: a report from the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors.},
  author={Kevin Stein and Chiewkwei Kaw and Corinne Crammer and Ted Gansler},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={115 18 Suppl},
  pages={4397-408}
}
BACKGROUND The medical and demographic correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among cancer survivors have been well documented. However, the role of psychological functioning in cancer survivors' CAM use and the degree to which such factors apply to survivors of colorectal cancer require additional study. In addition, sex differences in CAM use and its correlates among colorectal cancer survivors are not well understood. METHODS By using data from a large-scale… CONTINUE READING

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