Patterns of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Turkish Cancer Patients


YILDIZ İ., Ozguroglu M., TOPTAŞ T., TURNA Z. H., Sen F., YILDIZ M.

JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, vol.16, no.4, pp.383-390, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/jpm.2012.0226
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.383-390
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to determine the tendency to use complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) by patients with cancer in Turkey, and to compare sociodemographic and medical characteristics, perceptions, and quality of life of users and nonusers of CAM.