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Are there alternative treatments for childhood kidney tumors?

Although alternative treatments won't cure childhood kidney tumors, there are some options that may be beneficial when used alongside other medical treatment. Since treatment and diagnosis may cause children to become stressed, art therapy and play therapy are two popular alternative treatment options. If children experience nausea, peppermint tea may help. Other herbal and nutritional supplements may also be recommended to treat symptoms. Another alternative treatment option may be acupuncture, which can help reduce pain associated with childhood kidney tumors. Talk to your doctor to determine what alternative treatment options may be helpful and safe for your child.

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