Table 4. The frequency of the use of complementary medicine according to primary diagnosis


  Total patients (n) Used CM (n) Used CM (%)

Prostate 6 2 33,3
Head and neck 22 6 27,3
Lung 163 36 22,1
Gastrointestinal system 250 52 20,8
Gynecological 26 5 19,2
Breast 236 44 18,6
Lymphoma 15 2 13,3
Genitourinary 17 2 11,8
Others 137 16 11,7

CM: Complementary medicine

Turhal Serdar et al.Journal of Cancer Therapeutics and Research  2012 1:33DOI : 10.7243/2049-7962-1-33