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Review Article

The Relationship between Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use and Breast Cancer Early Detection: A Critical Review

Table 2

Complementary and Alternative Therapies as Reported by Selected Studies.

Study
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)

Natural products and diet
 General vitamins/supplementsxxx
  Chondroitinx
  coQ10x
  Creatinx
  Glucosaminex
  Omega-3 folic acidx
  High dose megavitaminsxx
  Seleniumx
  Vitamin Ex
  Other vitamins/supplementsx
 General herbal remediesxxx
  Bee Pollenx
  Black Cohoshx
  Dong Quaix
  Echinaceax
  Essiacx
  Evening Primrose oilx
  Flaxseedx
  Ginko x
  Ginsengxx
  Green teax
  Kava Kavax
  Milk thistlex
  Red cloverx
  Saw Palmettoxx
  Shark cartilagexx
  Saint John's Wortxx
  Soyxx
  Valerianx
  Wild Yam x
  Other herbsx
 Hormones
  Herbal Rx for menopausex
  Phytoestrogen supplementsx
  Dietary phytoestrogensx
  Melatoninxx
  Tropical progesterone creamx
 Special dietxx
  Commercial weight loss programsx
  Healthy eatingx
  Low fat dietx
  Macrobioticx
  Soy rich dietx
  Veganx
  Vegetarianx
  Organic productsx
  Lifestyle dietsx
  Nutritional supplementsx
  Other dietsx

Manipulative and body-based practices
 Massage therapyxxxxxxx
 Reflexology x

Mind and body medicine
 Acupuncture xxxxxxx
 Acupressurex
 Hypnosisxxxx
 Imagery/visualizationxxxx
 Meditationxxxxx
 Relaxation techniquesxxxx
 Tai chi/Chi gongx
 Yogaxxxx
 Other mind bodyx

Consultations
 Counselor/psychologistx
 Chiropractic therapyxxxxx
 Dieticianx
 Herbalistx
 Homeopathyxxxxx
 Lifestyle advicex
 Naturopathxxx
 Nutritional advicex
 Osteopathyxx

Energy therapiesxxx
 Reikix
 Biofeedback/Energy healingxxxxx

Whole medical systems
 Traditional Chinese medicinexx
 Ayurvedax
 Folk remediesx
 American Indianx

Othersxxx
 Exercisex
 Prayer/spiritual practicesxxxxx
 Support groupsxx
 Other physical therapies x

Studies: (1) DiGianni et al., (2003 and 2006), [14, 15]; (2) Field et al., (2009), [17]; (3) Mueller et al., (2008), [19]; (4) Myers et al., (2008), [20]; (5) Gollschewski et al., (2005), [18]; (6) Downey et al., (2009), [4]; (7) Robinson et al., (2002), [21]; (8) Druss and Rosenheck (1999), [16]; (9) Gray et al., (2002), [7].

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