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Are there alternative treatments for a carcinoid tumor?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

There are several alternative treatments that may help ease the symptoms associated with a carcinoid tumor but no alternative treatment is known to cure a carcinoid tumor. Most of the treatments focus on reducing the stress that can make symptoms worse and include deep breathing and massage. Some people may also benefit from exercise and nutritional programs.

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