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Complementary therapy used by patients with cancer

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 03 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:611
  1. E Ernst
  1. Centre for Complementary Health Studies, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4PU.

    EDITOR, - S M Downer and colleagues attempt to shed light on complementary therapies for cancer.1 I find it puzzling, however, that they conclude that “benefits such as hope and optimism are reported by the patients.” This implies that these benefits …

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