Use of complementary, alternative medicine affects initiation of chemotherapy

Posted by on May 12, 2016 4:54 pm
Categories: Science

Women with early-stage breast cancer for whom chemotherapy was indicated and who used dietary supplements and multiple types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) were less likely to start chemotherapy than nonusers of alternative therapies, according to new research. This is one of the first studies to evaluate how complementary and alternative medicine use affects decisions regarding chemotherapy.

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