Trends in complementary/alternative medicine use by breast cancer survivors: Comparing survey data from 1998 and 2005

@article{Boon2007TrendsIC,
  title={Trends in complementary/alternative medicine use by breast cancer survivors: Comparing survey data from 1998 and 2005},
  author={Heather Shirley Boon and Folashade Olatunde and Suzanna Maria Zick},
  journal={BMC Women's Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={4 - 4}
}
BACKGROUND Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by women with breast cancer is often said to be increasing, yet few data exist to confirm this commonly held belief. The purpose of this paper is to compare overall patterns of CAM use, as well as use of specific products and therapies at two different points in time (1998 vs 2005) by women diagnosed with breast cancer. METHODS Surveys were mailed to women randomly selected from the Ontario Cancer Registry (Canada) in the spring… CONTINUE READING
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