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Title Traditional, complementary and alternative medicine and cancer care : an international analysis of grassroots integration / Philip Tovey, John Chatwin and Alex Broom.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 179 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-177) and index.
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Subject Cancer -- Alternative treatment -- Cross-cultural studies.
Complementary Therapies.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Self-Help Groups.
United Kingdom.
Genre Cross-cultural studies.
Contents Chapter Introduction -- part PART I -- chapter 1 The empirical, theoretical and policy context in international perspective -- chapter 2 Methodology: An overview of approach and research sites in the UK, Australia and Pakistan -- part Part 2 -- chapter 3 The nature of CAM-focused cancer support groups -- chapter 4 Group performance: Enacting therapeutic alternatives in the collective environment -- chapter 5 Confined innovation: Organisational challenge and its limitations -- chapter 6 An exploratory comparative case study from / Australia -- part Part 3 -- chapter 7 Consumption, and perceptions, of traditional, complementary and biomedical cancer treatments in Pakistan -- chapter 8 Patients' negotiation of therapeutic options -- chapter 9 Interprofessional conflict and strategic alliance.
Other Author Chatwin, John.
Broom, Alex.
Other Title Print version: Tovey, Philip, 1963- Traditional, complementary and alternative medicine and cancer care. London ; New York : Routledge, 2007 0415359937 9780415359931