The Role of CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine): The Different Perspectives of Patients, Oncology Professionals and CAM Practitioners

Title: The Role of CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine): The Different Perspectives of Patients, Oncology Professionals and CAM Practitioners
Authors: Fox, Patricia A.
Butler, Michelle
Coughlan, Barbara
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9182
Date: 20-Jan-2012
Abstract: The purpose of this chapter is to describe the different perspectives of women with breast cancer, oncology professionals and CAM practitioners regarding the role of CAM in the cancer setting. While all three stakeholder groups considered CAM as supportive, perspectives differed among oncology professionals and CAM practitioners regarding the manner in which this was so.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: In Tech
Copyright (published version): 2012 the Author
Keywords: Complementary and alternative medicineBreast cancer
DOI: 10.5772/1053
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Bhattacharya, A. (eds). A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy
ISBN: 978-953-307-863-2
Appears in Collections:Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems Research Collection

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