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Are there alternative treatments for primary CNS lymphoma?

Research on the use of complementary or alternative medicine to treat cancers such as primary central nervous system lymphoma is limited. Some people report an improvement in certain physical or emotional symptoms with these therapies. Examples include acupuncture, relaxation therapy, and hypnotherapy. However, neither complementary nor alternative medicine has been shown to cure primary central nervous system lymphoma. Caution should be used when pursuing complimentary or alternative therapies as they may interfere with the medications or treatments prescribed by your oncologist (cancer specialist).

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