The use and perceived benefits resulting from the use of complementary and alternative medicine by cancer patients in Australia.

@article{Oh2010TheUA,
  title={The use and perceived benefits resulting from the use of complementary and alternative medicine by cancer patients in Australia.},
  author={Byeongsang Oh and Phyllis Butow and Barbara A. Mullan and Philip J. Beale and Nick Pavlakis and David S. H. Rosenthal and Stephen J. Clarke},
  journal={Asia-Pacific journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={342-9}
}
AIM The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by cancer patients is growing. However, few studies have examined the perceived benefits and adverse effects resulting from the use of CAM by cancer patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate CAM use by cancer patients and to explore their perceptions of the benefit, safety and efficacy of CAM in general. METHODS Oncologists from three university teaching hospitals screened patients for eligibility. Eligible patients (N = 1323… CONTINUE READING