Table 2

CAM use among LABC patients (n = 15)

Mode of CAM Use:

% Population (n = 15)


Dietary


Macrobiotic

13

Vitamin therapy

66

Megavitamins

20

Minerals

40

Low-fat or vegetarian diets

40

Soy Products

26


Herbal/Homeopathy

20


Psychological Methods

Meditation

10

Guided Imagery

26

Hypnosis

6

Faith and Spiritual

40


Physical Methods

Massage therapy

26

Acupuncture

6

Acupressure

6

Yoga

26

Tai Chi

13


Alternative Providers:

Chiropractor

6

Naturopathic Doctor

6

Acupuncturist

6

TCM Doctor

6

Others

13


Helyer et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:39   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-39

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