Potential risks associated with traditional herbal medicine use in cancer care: A study of Middle Eastern oncology health care professionals

Ben-Arye E., Samuels N., Goldstein L. H., Mutafoglu K., Omran S., Schiff E., ...More

CANCER, vol.122, no.4, pp.598-610, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 122 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/cncr.29796
  • Journal Name: CANCER
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.598-610
  • Keywords: complementary traditional medicine, drug-herb interaction, integrative medicine, physician-patient communication, quality of life, ST-JOHNS-WORT, IN-VITRO, DRUG-INTERACTIONS, GINKGO-BILOBA, PLATELET-AGGREGATION, ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE, P-GLYCOPROTEIN, COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE, CYTOCHROME-P450 ENZYMES, INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


BACKGROUNDThe authors assessed the use of herbal medicine by Middle Eastern patients with cancer, as reported by their oncology health care professionals (HCPs). Herbal products identified by the study HCPs were evaluated for potential negative effects.