Indigenous Beliefs about Biomedical and Bush Medicine Treatment Efficacy for Indigenous Cancer Patients: A Review of the Literature

Alternate Title
Indigenous Beliefs of Cancer Treatment
Results from search of peer-reviewed journal papers suggest five themes: concerns about toxicity of treatment; disconnect with physician; fears about absence from home during treatment; different beliefs about causes of the disease; and failure to address holistic health.
Author/Creator
K. D. van Schaik
S. C. Thompson
Open Access
Yes
Primary Source
No
Citation
Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 42, no. 2, February 2012, pp. 184-191
Publication Date
2012-02
Location
Resource Type
Articles -- Scholarly, peer reviewed
Format
Text -- PDF
Language
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