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Are there alternative treatments for esophageal cancer?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

No alternative medicines have been shown to cure esophageal cancer. However, alternative approaches have been used to reduce the stress and discomfort of the disease, as well as ease the side effects of cancer treatment. These include hypnosis, acupuncture, yoga, massage, and meditation. A doctor should be able to help you find professionals who provide these services.

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