CANCER

Clinical Manifestations
Treatment Principle
Herb Formulas
  • For various cancers:
    1. Take 15g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji in decoction every day.
    2. Decoct Fr. Arctii Niu Bang Zi in 1 liter of water, divide into 3 parts and take in the morning, evening and at night.
    3. Make a jam of the sarcocarp of Fr. Mume Wu Me and take a small dose every day for a long time.
    4. Decoct 30g Hb. Salviae Chinensis Shi Jian Chuan and 30g Hb. Scutellariae Barbatae Ban Zhi Lian and drink frequently.
    5. Soak 6-9g Hb. Elephantopus Scaber Ding Shu Xiu  in water and take 3 times daily.
    6. Decoct equal portions of Flos Trifolii San Xiao Cao, Hb. Violae Zi Hua Di Ding and Rx. Rumicis Yang Ti and take daily.
    7. Decoct 9g Fr. Xanthii Cang Er Zi (or the leaf or stalk) three times in water and take 3 times a day.
  • For various cancers with severe pain: Cancer #14
  • For cancer of the abdominal cavity:
    1. Decoct 5kg of Rz. Sparganii San Leng then further boil the broth into a thick syrup. Take 4g twice daily.
    2. Stomach Cancer #14
  • For cancer of the oral cavity: Xian Zhong Pian
  • For tumors of the ears: Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San  modified
  • For tumor of the common bile duct: Xian Zhong Pian
  • For malignant neuroma: Neuroma #1
  • For malignant lymphoma:
    1. Grind equal portions of Rx. Aconiti Preparata Zhi Chuan Wu and Cx. Phellodendri Huang Qin into a powder, mix with rice vinegar and apply to the tumor daily.
    2. Xiao Jin Dan
    For drastic itching due to malignant lymphoma: Drastic Itching Decoction
  • For lymphogenous metastasis: Mix Elephantopus Scaber Ding Shu Xiu with salt and vinegar, pulverize and apply topically to the affected lesion.
  • For lymphosarcoma: Take a decoction of equal parts Hb. Hedyotis Diffusae Bai Hua She She Cao and Hb. Scutellariae Barbatae Ban Zhi Lian.
  • For lymphosarcoma and lymphoadenoma: Grind 60g Agkistrodon Bai Hua She (parched and the immersed in wine) 90g Cornu Bubali Shui Niu Jiao (powdered), 15g Sm Pharbitidis Qian Niu Zi (half parched and half not) and 15g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi into a powder and take 6g daily with glutinous rice soup.
  • For squamous epithelial carcinoma: Lung Cancer #23
  • For squamous carcinoma of the sole: Cancer #29
  • For malignant edema: Pulverize and fry 60g Fr. et Rx. Arctii Niu Bang Zi. Take 6g three times daily.
  • For thymus gland carcinoma:
    Thymus Cancer #1

    Thymus Cancer #2
  • For throat cancer:
    Throat Cancer #1
  • For aphasia due to throat cancer: Grind 4g Fr. Chebulae Mu Gua, 30g Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng, 60g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao, into a powder and take 6g each time with water.
    Take a liquid extract of Hb. Erodii/Geranii Lao Guan Cao daily.
  • For choriocarcinoma:
    Choriocarcinoma #1

    Choriocarcinoma #2
  • For metastasis of chorioepithelioma: Pulverize 2 Agkistrodon Bai Hua She, 2 Scolopendrae Wu Gong and 6g Nidus Vespae  Lu Feng Fang  and take 6g per day.
  • For cancer of the spinal column: Decoct 6g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao, 6g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao and 2g Rx. Sophorae Tonkinensis Shan Dou Gen and take orally.
  • For cancer of the tongue: Make a thick decoction of Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao and gargle while warm.
  • For Gall Bladder cancer: Gall Bladder Cancer #1
  • For cancerous hydrothorax and ascites: Drink a decoction of 500g of Hb. Solani Nigri Long Kui.
  • For fibrosarcoma: drink a decoction of 60-90g daily of Hb. Solani Nigri Long Kui.
  • For cancer of the penis: decoct 27 pieces of Fr. Mume Wu Mei in 1000ml of brine in a casserole or enamel cup on a low fire for about 20 minutes until it boils. Put aside for 24 hours, then filter for use. Take 3ml before and after each meal (6 times a day). Abstain from brown sugar, white wine or anything sour or acrid during the period of administration. It may also be applied to or rubbed on tumors.
  • For trophocytic tumors: Decoct 90g of the floral disc of Caulis Helianthi Annui Xiang Ri Gui Jing Sui,  60g Hb. Pteris Feng Wei Cao, and 60g Rx. Adinae Shui Yang Mei  in water for one to two hours into a semi-colloid broth. Take daily. 30-60 doses is one course.
  • For cancer of the vulva: Cancer #23
  • For tumors of the soft tissue: Cancer #15
  • For cavernous hemangioma: Cancer #22
  • For tumor of the sellae: Cancer #21
  • For tumor of the saddle: Cancer #25
  • For bleeding: Cancer #2
  • For hematemesis: Hematemesis #2
  • For constipation: Cancer #27
  • For pain:
    Dang Gui Si Ni Tang

    Cancer #5
    Cancer #13
    Fu Fang Bai She Jiu
    Take 1-2g Rx. Aristolochiae Cinnabariae Zhu Sha Lian  with boiled water or wine.
  • For post-radiotherapy: Hematite and Aster Combination
  • For fever: Qing Hao Bie Jia Tang modified
  • For hematemesis caused by a tumor of the digestive system: Take 30-60g Hb Agrimoniae Xian He Cao  twice daily in decoction.
  • For post-chemotherapy bone marrow deficiency: Cancer #28
  • Topical:
    For various types of sarcoma: Sarcoma #1
    For ulceration of tumors: Bake, peel and powder Fr. Crotonis Ba Dou. Make it into a plaster for application to the ulcer.
    For cancer of the digestive system: Oven-dry Fol. Hibisci Fu Rong Ye, grind into a powder and apply to the surface of the tumor.
    For cancer of the abdominal cavity: Pulverize 60g Alumen Ming Fan and 60g Realgar Xiong Huang, mix with flower and make a paste for topical application.
    For warty tumors: Grind Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren into a powder, mix with an egg white and apply to the affected area at night. Wash away in the morning.
Points
  • Gall Bladder cancer:
    1. moxa until blistered: LIV-13, LIV-14
    2. moxa needle REN-12, REN-14, UB-19
    3. moxa point 1.5 lateral to T-12
    4. needle palpable growth at each end and in the center + indirect moxa for 15 minutes
Clinical Manifestations
  • Lumbago: low back feels cold, weak and aching
  • Feeling chilled
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Cold limbs
  • General debility
  • Pale face
  • Urinary frequency with abundant, clear urine or
  • Oliguria with edema
  • Maybe nocturia
  • Lassitude
  • Withdrawn, subdued behavior
  • Knees feel cold and aching
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Impotence
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Low libido
  • Female infertility ("uterus cold and infertile")
  • Maybe anorexia
  • Maybe loose stools
  • Maybe chronic diarrhea or "cock crow" diarrhea
  • T: Pale and swollen
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Deep and thready - maybe slow
Treatment Principle
  • Warm and Reinforce Kidney Yang
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Anemia
  • Uterine bleeding
  • Cold extremities
  • Pale or sallow face
  • Dizziness
  • General fatigue
  • Coarse skin
  • Nocturnal emissions
  • Weak knees
  • Fatigue
  • Dyspnea
  • Night sweats
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Insomnia
  • Intolerance of Cold
  • Decreased eyesight after a prolonged illness
  • Anxiety
  • Intermittent fever
  • Jaundice
  • Deficient cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Palpitations
  • Anorexia
  • Listlessness
  • Lassitude
  • Spontaneous sweating
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Continuous spotting
  • Leukorrhea
  • Weak legs and knees
  • T: Pale
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Thready and weak
Treatment Principle
  • Replenish Yang
  • Warm and tonify Qi and Blood
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Tumor develops quickly
  • Long-standing illness
  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Ulceration
  • Discharge of yellow or bloody, foul-smelling fluid
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Anxiety
  • Dry mouth
  • Thirst
  • Dark urine
  • Bitter taste
  • Red eyes
  • Insomnia
  • T: Red
  • C: White or Yellow and greasy or Thick, sticky, dry and yellow
  • P: Wiry or Rolling and rapid or Wiry, overflowing and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Detoxify
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Tumors
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Aversion to Heat
  • Thirst
  • Cough with Excess sputum
  • Chest and epigastric distention
  • Asthma
  • A bitter taste in the mouth
  • Local redness, swelling and pain
  • Maybe fever and chills
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Mental cloudiness
  • Heavy head
  • Heavy sensations in the body
  • Suffocating sensation in the chest and epigastrium
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Anorexia
  • Fatigue
  • Borborygmus
  • Chronic tinnitus
  • Mouth glutinous
  • No thirst
  • Likes to sleep
  • Chronic stabbing pain in the chest
  • Pain in the hypochondrium
  • Hemoptysis
  • Chronic, stubborn headache with a fixed, piercing quality
  • Palpitations
  • Chronic incessant hiccups
  • Five Sole Heat
  • Choking sensation when drinking
  • Dry heaves
  • Depression or low spirits with a sensation of warmth in the chest
  • Dry, scaly skin
  • Dark rings under the eyes
  • Spider naevi on the cheeks, nose, trunk, inner knee and ankle
  • Irritability
  • Fidgeting
  • A bad temper
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Evening tidal fever
  • Dark or purplish lips, conjunctiva or nail beds
  • Dark complexion
  • Dark sclera
  • Hair loss on the head and body
  • Chronic gum disease with dark, purplish, patchy or dark, red atrophic gums
  • Loose teeth
  • Painful receding gums
  • Frequently bleeding gums
  • Vomiting after intake of water
  • Persistent daytime drowsiness
  • Insomnia (persistent with much dreaming)
  • Restless sleep
  • Forgetfulness
  • T: Dark-red or purple with purple spots on the edges
  • C: Thick or Thin white or yellow
  • P: Rapid and forceful or Wiry and rapid or Choppy or Wiry and tight or Wiry and choppy or thready or Deep and choppy or Wiry or Rolling or Wiry and slippery
Treatment Principle
  • Tonify Qi and Blood
  • Clear Heat
  • Eliminate toxins
  • Stop bleeding
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Resolve Phlegm
  • Inhibit the growth of cancer cells
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Tumor develops quickly
  • Fluid inside the breast with a lump inside it
  • Long-standing illness
  • Redness
  • Ulceration
  • Discharge of yellow or bloody, foul-smelling fluid
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Anxiety
  • Dry mouth
  • Thirst
  • Dark urine
  • Bitter taste
  • Red eyes
  • Insomnia
  • Bleeding with clots
  • Dry skin
  • Pain that is fixed, stabbing and /or severe
  • Pan is worse with pressure
  • Dark complexion
  • Fixed, palpable masses
  • Purple lips
  • Purple nails
  • Blue, dark or purplish discoloration of skin in small or large areas,
  • Varicose and spider veins
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Tendency to hemorrhage dark blood or clots
  • T: Red purple
  • C: White or Yellow and greasy or Thick, sticky, dry and yellow
  • P: Choppy or Wiry and choppy or Wiry or Rolling and rapid or Wiry, overflowing and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Resolve toxicity
  • Clear Dampness
  • Resolve swelling
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Break up Blood Stasis
  • Eliminate masses
  • Inhibit the growth of cancer cells
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Discomfort in the upper abdomen
  • Anorexia
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Melaena
  • Epigastric focal distention
  • Fullness and tightness with very slight or no pain
  • Dry heaves
  • Borborygmus
  • Diarrhea
  • Edema
  • Ascites
  • Anemia
  • Local redness
  • Swelling and pain
  • Maybe fever and chills
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Abdominal tumor
  • The tumor is firm and irregular
  • Subcardiac distention
  • Heartburn
  • Resistance below the Heart
  • Soft epigastrium
  • Ascites
  • T: Normal or with a red tip
  • C: Thin, yellow and greasy
  • P: Wiry and rapid or Wiry, tight and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Resolve toxicity
  • Promote diuresis
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Disperse Blood Stagnation
  • Reduce swellings
  • Inhibit the growth of cancer cells
Herb Formulas
Points