Complementary and alternative therapy use in breast cancer: notable findings.


Journal Article

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is prevalent among women treated for breast cancer but poorly understood in some ethnic groups. This exploratory descriptive study characterized CAM use for treatment and general health among African and European American women with breast cancer. African American women reported higher CAM use and marked emphasis on faith among other differences from European American women. Implications for practice are discussed.

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Cited Authors

  • Lambe, CE

Published Date

  • October 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 218 - 225

PubMed ID

  • 24282878

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24282878

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0743-2550

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/cnj.0b013e3182a297f4


  • eng