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Types of alternative cervical cancer treatment include acupuncture, massage therapy, herbal products, and spiritual healing. Many patients claim that these alternative cervical cancer treatments help them feel better. It is important to make sure that a patient's alternative treatment does not interfere with his or her standard treatment.

An Introduction to Alternative Cervical Cancer Treatment

Alternative cervical cancer treatment is used to ease stress, reduce side effects, and lessen symptoms. Patients who have cervical cancer may combine alternative treatments with the more standard treatment of cervical cancer (surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy).
 

Types of Alternative Cervical Cancer Treatment

Types of alternative cervical cancer treatment include:
 
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage therapy
  • Herbal products
  • Vitamins or special diets
  • Visualizatio,
  • Meditation
  • Spiritual healing.

 

Many patients claim that these alternative treatments help them feel better. It is important to note that some types of alternative treatment may interfere with standard treatment. In some cases, the combination of alternative treatment and standard treatment may even be harmful.

 

Recommendations for Alternative Cervical Cancer Treatment

Patients should discuss the possible benefits and harmful effects of alternative treatment with their doctor prior to trying any type of alternative cervical cancer treatment.
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