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Are there alternative treatments for appendix cancer?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

The actual treatment of appendix cancer needs to be aggressive, guided by a doctor, and focus on removing the tumors and killing cancer cells. However, alternative treatments can be useful in reducing anxiety in a person with appendix cancer when used in conjunction with medical treatment. Alternative treatments for this purpose include stress reducers like yoga and tai chi, art and music therapies, and acupuncture. Talk to your doctor about options that might be right for you.

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