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Are there alternative treatments for stage 1 melanoma?

Although alternative treatments do not cure stage 1 melanoma, there are several alternative options that may help you improve your overall health. Some people recommend following a strict diet with vitamin supplements, including beta carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Others find certain relaxation techniques such as yoga and meditation very beneficial. Other alternative treatments for people with stage 1 melanoma may include massage, exercise, and prayer.

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