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How can alternative therapies help treat skin cancer?

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If you have skin cancer, you need traditional therapies like surgery or radiation. It may be useful to add alternative treatments if you have nausea, vomiting, fatigue, or headaches from chemotherapy, radiation, or immunotherapy you need to treat advanced skin cancer. Tell your cancer doctor if you use any alternative therapies.

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: "Skin Cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Skin Cancer."

American Cancer Society: "Skin Cancer: Basal and Squamous Cells."

American Cancer Society: "Melanoma Skin Cancer."

American Cancer Society: "Targeted therapy for melanoma skin cancer."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 23, 2017

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: "Skin Cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Skin Cancer."

American Cancer Society: "Skin Cancer: Basal and Squamous Cells."

American Cancer Society: "Melanoma Skin Cancer."

American Cancer Society: "Targeted therapy for melanoma skin cancer."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 23, 2017

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