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What are some natural treatments for cancer?

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As of 2015, there is no evidence to support any natural treatments as being effective against cancer. However, natural treatments, such as acupuncture, meditation and yoga, can improve the quality of life of a cancer patient, according to Mayo Clinic.

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Cancer is a highly diverse group of diseases that are characterized by uncontrolled cell growth. The use of popular natural treatments for cancer, such as hemp oil or apricot oil, is discouraged, as these treatments are ineffective and, in some cases, may be dangerous, according to WebMD and the Canadian Cancer Society. Cannabis may be effective in treating the nausea caused by chemotherapy, according to WebMD.

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