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Are there alternatives for myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases?

Complementary and Alternative Medicine, abbreviated CAM, are nontraditional treatments not taught in medical school. Generally, complementary medicine is used with traditional medicine while alternative medicine is used instead of traditional medicine. Alternative treatments may be ineffective or harmful as they have not been studied as thoroughly as traditional treatments. However, complementary medicine can be very helpful when used with other myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative disease treatments. Examples include exercise, massage, and acupuncture.

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