The relationship between hopelessness level and complementary and alternative medicine use in patients with breast cancer


Akyuz M. D. , Oran N. T. , YÜCEL U. , EKŞİOĞLU A. , Kocak Y. C.

JOURNAL OF CANCER RESEARCH AND THERAPEUTICS, cilt.15, ss.1155-1161, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4103/jcrt.jcrt_815_17
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CANCER RESEARCH AND THERAPEUTICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1155-1161

Özet

Introduction: Following the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, women may experience some emotions such as anxiety, uncertainty, andhopelessness, and these experiences may vary from person to person. Many patients, along with conventional treatments, can resort to traditional methods to support the treatment, prevent recurrence of cancer, cope with the side effects of the treatment, and strengthen physically and mentally.