Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
Q Are complementary and alternative therapies effective for reducing cancer related pain?
Medline, CINAHL, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, AMED, and Cochrane Library (all to August 2005); PubMed; and reference lists.
Study selection and assessment:
randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that evaluated complementary and alternative therapies (defined by the US National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) for cancer related pain. Studies assessing procedural or post-surgical pain were excluded. 18 RCTs (n = 1499) met the selection criteria. Quality …
For correspondence: Dr T J Moynihan, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA.
Source of funding: no external funding.