The Use of Complementary Therapies in Cancer Patients A Questionnaire-Based Descriptive Survey From Southeastern Turkey


Ucan O., PEHLİVAN S., Ovayolu N., Sevinc A., Camci C.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY-CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS, vol.31, no.6, pp.589-594, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/coc.0b013e31817700cc
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY-CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.589-594
  • Keywords: questionnaire, complementary therapies, adult patients, cancer, Turkey, ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE USE, WOMEN
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objectives: A study was designed to measure the frequency of complementary therapy (CT) usage in cancer patients in southeastern Turkey. The demographic characteristics associated with the use of CT are Sought ill patients undergoing or following conventional treatment.