Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Many Brain Tumor Patients Turn to Alternative Therapies

About 40 percent of patients with incurable brain tumors use different therapies in addition to conventional treatments, finds a new study.

German researchers asked 621 patients with incurable grade II to grade IV gliomas (tumors) about their apply of alternative therapies.

Of those who used different remedies, 39 percent used homeopathy, 31 percent used vitamin supplements and 29 percent tried psychological therapies.

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