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Are there alternative treatments for penile cancer?

Alternative treatments exist for penile cancer but, like alternative treatments for any disease, their effects have not been tested and proven clinical trials. Acupuncture, massage, special diets, vitamins, and herbs are some of the more widely known alternative therapies. Although your doctor may not mention these, it never hurts to ask about them. It is crucial, however, that you tell your doctor about any alternative treatments you are using, and not delay standard medical treatment.

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