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Are there alternative treatments for stage 1 squamous cell carcinoma?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Alternative treatments aren't used to cure stage 1 squamous cell carcinoma, but some options may help improve general health. A balanced diet rich in antioxidants may be beneficial to people with stage 1 squamous cell carcinoma. Vitamin supplements, especially vitamin D, may be used in addition to a healthful diet. Some people with stage 1 squamous cell carcinoma may benefit from relaxation techniques like meditation, yoga, and exercise to cope with the stress of diagnosis and treatment.

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