Penggunaan Obat Alternatif dan Komplementer Pada Pasien Kanker Payudara di Suatu Rumah Sakit Pemerintah di Kota Padang, Indonesia: Pengaruh Sosiodemografi

  • Dedy Almasdy
  • Elsa Septiyeni
  • Daan Khambri
  • Nina Kurniasih


The prevalence of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) in cancer patients especially in breast cancer sufferers is quite high. The purpose of this study was to determine the use of CAM in patients with breast cancer at a public hospital in Padang City, Indonesia. This research is cross sectional study using structured interview. Respondents of this study were patients who were diagnosed as breast cancer patients. 85 total respondents in this study showed 9.41% (n = 8) never used CAM, 25.88% (n = 22) had discontinued CAM and 64.71% (n = 55) using a CAM of at least one type. Respondents who used CAM were senior high school, the last elderly (56-65 years), housewives and earning less than Rp 2,500,000,-. There was no significant difference between CAM use with age, education, occupation and income of the respondents


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ALMASDY, Dedy et al. Penggunaan Obat Alternatif dan Komplementer Pada Pasien Kanker Payudara di Suatu Rumah Sakit Pemerintah di Kota Padang, Indonesia: Pengaruh Sosiodemografi. Jurnal Sains dan Teknologi Farmasi, [S.l.], v. 19, n. Supl1, p. s1-s5, dec. 2017. ISSN 2580-5959. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2019.