The use of complementary medications by cancer patients attending an outpatient pain and symptom clinic.

Abstract

Complementary medications appear to be gaining popularity among cancer patients. When we surveyed 143 advanced cancer patients attending an outpatient pain and symptom clinic at a regional cancer centre as to their use of complementary medications and nutritional supplements, we found 37% (53/143) to be making use of complementary medications. Users tended… (More)

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@article{Oneschuk1998TheUO, title={The use of complementary medications by cancer patients attending an outpatient pain and symptom clinic.}, author={Doreen Oneschuk and Lilian M. Fennell and J. Hanson and E Bruera}, journal={Journal of palliative care}, year={1998}, volume={14 4}, pages={21-6} }