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Are there alternative treatments for rhabdomyosarcoma?

Alternative treatments for rhabdomyosarcoma have not been proven to be effective, but there are several options that may help reduce symptoms and improve your child's overall health. Providing your child with a balanced diet, including vitamin supplements, may help his or her general health. Adding herbal supplements, such as peppermint tea, may help reduce the side effects of treatment. Some find that stress-management techniques -- including art and play therapies -- are very helpful for their children.

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