60 year old woman – Subei Hospital (Yangzhou, China)
She initially presented dysphasia for 6 months with a weight loss of approximately 25Lbs over a two months period. Her symptoms were getting worse, with difficulty swallowing a liquid diet.
Physical Exam: She appeared very thin and pale (severe anemic), KS was 60-70, esophagogram with double contrast showed 6cm long pathologic change with only o.2cm lumen patency. Exfoliate cytology by brushing proven it was squamous cell carcinoma.
Due to her poor performance status, the patient was not able to receive radiotherapy, thus, she became a candidate for the regimen of UFT and Zongjiefeng with Huanjingjian (Treatment developed by Dr. Fan).
One month later, her symptoms improved. She was able to eat semi-liquid food, and her physical condition was improved as well. I instructed to her to continue the same regimen. At her 6 months follow up visit, she was able to eat normal diet without any difficulty; Her repeat esophagogram showed decreased in size of the lesion, and esophageal lumen was able patent to 1 cm; Her blood account showed normal. She went on the same treatment for another 15 months, and returned for the follow up visit, her repeat esophagogram showed the esophageal wall was smooth with No lesion seen.
This patient was able to return to her normal life, eat normal diet and manage daily housework. She was instructed to discontinue her treatment with periodic follow up.
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- Case 1: Esophageal Cancer
- Case 2: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
- Case 3: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
- Case 4: Breast Cancer w/ Liver & Bone Mets.
- Case 5: Breast Cancer w/ Bone Mets.
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- Case 7: Breast Cancer Survival w/ Thyroid Tumors
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