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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kessel, Kerstin A; Lettner, Sabrina; Kessel, Carmen; Bier, Henning; Biedermann, Tilo; Friess, Helmut; Herrschbach, Peter; Gschwend, Jürgen E; Meyer, Bernhard; Peschel, Christian; Schmid, Roland; Schwaiger, Markus; Wolff, Klaus-Dietrich; Combs, Stephanie E 
Title:
Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) as Part of the Oncological Treatment: Survey about Patients' Attitude towards CAM in a University-Based Oncology Center in Germany. 
Abstract:
To understand if and which patients would be open-minded to Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use parallel to their oncological treatment. Moreover, we sought to determine which methods are most accepted and which are the primary motivators to use CAM.We developed and anonymously conducted a questionnaire for patients in the oncology center (TU Munich). Questions focus on different CAM methods, previous experiences, and willingness to apply or use CAM when offered in a university-base...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
PLoS ONE 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
11 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
e0165801 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für RadioOnkologie und Strahlentherapie; Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik; Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie; Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik; Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik; Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik; III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie