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Research Article

Use of Homeopathy in Pediatric Oncology in Germany

Table 1

The “most important” CAM treatment methods from the users’ viewpoint. Selection: treatment methods listed at least 10 times ( CAM-users; multiple answers possible).

CAM treatment methodsNumber of patients (%)

Homeopathy137 (37.3)
Mistletoe therapy53 (14.4)
Anthroposophic-homeopathic medications (except for mistletoe therapy)46 (12.5)
Food supplements43 (11.7)
Reiki27 (7.4)
Dietary changes26 (7.1)
Laying on of hands22 (6.0)
Medicines of plant origin (Phytotherapy)21 (5.7)
Selenium21 (5.7)
Vitamin C21 (5.7)
Massage19 (5.2)
Other19 (5.2)
Spiritual healer18 (4.9)
Ayurveda, for example, H15 (incense)16 (4.4)
High dosage vitamins16 (4.4)
Bach Flower Remedies15 (4.1)
Acupuncture14 (3.8)
Bioresonance13 (3.5)
Kinesiology13 (3.5)
Osteopathy12 (3.3)
“Biochemistry according to Schüssler”11 (3.0)
“Energy work”11 (3.0)
Music therapy11 (3.0)