ALTERNATIVE CANCER TREATMENTS

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Alternative Caner treatment - TumorTreating Field

Tumor treating fields

A non-invasive tumor treatment  that uses alternative electric fields and specific frequencies to disrupt cell cycle and induce cell death.  FDA-approved to treat newly diagnosed or recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). 

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Alternative Caner treatment - high intensity focused ultrasound

HIGH-INTENSITY FOCUSED ULTRASOUND

A non-invasive approach that precisely delivers ultrasound energy to induce cell death. This is used successfully to treat prostate cancer.

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Aromatherapy to support cancer treatment

Supportive aromatherapy

Lavender, peppermint and orange are common essential oils that can help with insomnia, nausea and anxiety in cancer patients. 

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Homeopathic medicine as add-on therapy for cancer treatment

add-on homeopathic medicine

In a phase III clinical study, patients with stage IV NCSLC treated with homeopathic medicine as add-on therapy experienced better quality of life and increased lifespan.

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Accupuncture as cancer theapy

accupuncture

Acupuncture as an alternative for analgesics can be used but outcomes may not be as good as the analgesics used in the clinic.

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Alternative Caner treatment - TumorTreating Field

Cannabis

Cannabis and cannabinoids may be helpful in mitigating the side effects of cancer treatment, but when it comes to treating cancer, the jury is still out.

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Traditional chinese medicine for cancer treatment

Traditional Chinese medicine

Chinese medicines aims to restore the balance between Yin & Yang, two opposite forces responsible for illness. Chinese herbal medicine-derived phytochemicals has shown some effects in cancer therapy.

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Alternative Caner treatment - laser treatment of skin cancer

Laser treatment of skin cancer

May work for pre-malignant and malignant neoplasms of the skin.

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Liquid biopsies for early detection of cancer recurrence

LIQUID BIOPSIES VS.

TUMOR BIOPSIES

From blood samples of cancer patients circulating tumor DNA and circulating tumor cells are analyzed to assess residual disease and earlier detection of disease recurrence. 

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Alternative Caner treatment - TumorTreating Field

Yoga therapy during cancer treatment

Currently, there are clinical trials going on to determine the feasibility of yoga therapy to elevate the quality of life for patients undergoing chemo- and radiation-therapy.

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Herbs fo cancer treatment

herbs

NIH National Center For Complementary And Integrative Health has a list of herbs with implications on cancer treatment  with a lot of information. 

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High dose vitamin C in cancer treatment

high dose vitamin C

May improve quality of life and decrease cancer treatment related toxicities. Whether it treats cancer or not cannot be confirmed due to lack of well designed comprehensive studies.

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