Patterns of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Turkish Cancer Patients


Yildiz İ. , Ozguroglu M., TOPTAŞ T., Turna H., Sen F., Yildiz M.

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/jpm.2012.0226
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.383-390

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.