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Complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with thoracic malignancies.

Authors
  • Bismark, Rashmi S
  • Chen, Hongbin
  • Dy, Grace K
  • Gage-Bouchard, Elizabeth A
  • Mahoney, Martin C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Supportive Care in Cancer
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2014
Volume
22
Issue
7
Pages
1857–1866
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00520-014-2144-0
PMID: 24554203
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Prevalence of CAM use among cancer patients in this study was similar to the general US population. Feeling fearful about the future was associated with CAM use. Results suggest that patients may be turning to CAM as a therapeutic adjunct to actively cope with emotional distress surrounding the cancer experience.

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