Poster Presentation COSA-IPOS Joint Scientific Meeting 2012

Is ginger supplementation effective in ameliorating chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting? (#774)

Wolfgang M Marx 1 , Laisa Teleni 2 , Alexandra L McCarthy 3 , Luis Vittetta 4 , Dan McKavanagh 5 , Damien Thomson 6 , Elisabeth Isenring 1 7
  1. Centre for Dietetics Research, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
  2. Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
  3. Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology , Brisbane, Australia
  4. Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
  5. Division of Cancer Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
  6. The Cancer Collaborative Group, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
  7. Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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