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Table 3 Types of CAM used

From: Complementary and alternative medicine use in oncology: A questionnaire survey of patients and health care professionals

Types of CAM Used Number of Users (%)
Natural supplements 83 (53.9)
Vitamins 78 (50.6)
Green tea 62 (40.3)
Massage therapy 51 (33.1)
Herbal remedies 50 (30.5)
Acupuncture 40 (26.1)
Yoga 35 (22.7)
Homeopathy 26 (16.9)
Chinese herbal medicine 25 (16.2)
Chiropractic 20 (13.0)
Meditation 15 (9.7)
Energy healing 14 (9.1)
Spiritual practice 13 (8.5)
Music/art therapy 12 (7.8)
Tai Chi 10 (6.5)
Psychotherapy 8 (5.2)
Hypnotherapy 7 (4.5)
Biofeedback 2 (1.3)
Others (Neuro Linguistic Programming) 1 (0.6)