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Patterns and perceptions of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among leukaemia patients visiting haematology clinic of a north Indian tertiary care hospital.

Authors
  • Gupta, M
  • Shafiq, N
  • Kumari, S
  • Pandhi, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2002
Volume
11
Issue
8
Pages
671–676
Identifiers
PMID: 12512243
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A sizeable percentage of patients receiving conventional treatment for leukaemia also use CAM therapies. Clinicians should not underestimate the value of hopeful attitude in their management of leukaemia patients and ought to be conversant with popular forms of CAM cancer therapies.

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