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Complementary therapies used by patients with cancer

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 10 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:671
  1. E J Maher,
  2. T Young,
  3. I Feigel
  1. Lynda Jackson Macmillan Cancer Support and Information Centre, Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 2RN. Health Research Centre, Middlesex University, Enfield, Middlesex EN3 4SF.

    EDITOR, - S M Downer and colleagues found that 16% of patients with cancer had used complementary therapies.1 We wish to report a study that we are carrying out.

    Between September and 31 October 1993, 327 consecutive unselected patients starting treatment with radiotherapy at Mount Vernon Centre for …

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