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Are there alternative treatments for thyroid cancer?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Many people diagnosed with thyroid cancer use some form of alternative medicine. Some of the most popular alternative treatments include nutritional supplements, vitamins, and other diet or nutrition plans. Other popular treatments usually address the psychological and spiritual aspects of thyroid cancer. Such treatments may include meditation, yoga, prayer, and support groups. Overall, maintaining a healthy lifestyle in whatever way you can-through diet, exercise, and sleep-is a good idea no matter what treatment you choose.

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