Nurses Can Play Critical Role in CAM Use Among Cancer Survivors

A "Review of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practices Among Cancer Survivors," available as a journal article and podcast, discusses how nurses can play a critical role in the assessment and education of CAM use within survivor programs. By understanding the characteristics of typical users, the reasons for their use, and ethnic- and gender-related considerations, nurses can safely guide patients in their use of CAM, with the ultimate goal of increased overall well-being and survival.