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Journal of Christian Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e3182a297f4
Feature: research

Complementary and Alternative Therapy Use in Breast Cancer: Notable Findings

Eckerd Lambe, Camille

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: 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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