THYROID CANCER

Clinical Manifestations
  • Rapid growth of the tumor in a short time
  • A hard irregular mass involving the entire thyroid tissue and fixed to the adjacent tissues
  • Lymph node enlargement
  • Hoarseness
  • Metastasis (Lungs, bones)
Treatment Principle
Herb Formulas
  • Make Fr. Tritici Levis Fu Xiao Mai and Fol. Artemisiae Argyi Ai Ye into a steamed cake and take daily.
  • Grind one Rz. Arisaematis Tian Nan Xing rhizome into powder mix with 5-7 drops of vinegar and apply to the lesion.
  • Decoct and drink 30g of Fr. Polygoni Orientalis Shui Hong Huang Zi once daily. Some may be pulverized into a paste for external application.
  • Take 3-6 0.5g pills of Fol. Artemisiae Argyi Ai Ye three times daily.
  • Blend Fol. Artemisiae Argyi Ai Ye with wheat flour to make cakes. Eat frequently.
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Hard, immovable lumps anterior or posterior to the ear
  • Soft, painless lumps
  • Fullness in the chest
  • Hypochondriac pain
  • Sighing
  • Facial color dark and dull
  • Emaciation
  • Sides and ribs distended on both sides (maybe with sharp pain)
  • Enlargement of the Liver and Spleen
  • Suffocating sensation in chest
  • Melancholy
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Inappropriate anger
  • Irregular menses
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Breast distention and pain before and during menses
  • T: Dark purple (maybe purple spots on edge of tongue)or Swollen and purple
  • C: Sticky
  • P: Wiry, choppy and slow
Treatment Principle
  • Activate Blood circulation
  • Soften hardness
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Facial color dark and dull
  • Emaciation
  • Sides and ribs distended on both sides (maybe with sharp pain)
  • Enlargement of the Liver and Spleen
  • Suffocating sensation in chest
  • Tendency to sigh
  • Melancholy
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Inappropriate anger
  • Irregular menses
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Breast distention and pain before and during menses
  • Anorexia
  • Edema
  • Abdominal distention
  • Chest and hypochondriac distention
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Thirst with no desire to drink
  • Maybe no thirst
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of Breath
  • T: Varies from Normal to Dark purple (maybe purple spots on edge of tongue)
  • C: Thick and slippery
  • P: Wiry, choppy and slow or Slippery, full and maybe wiry
Treatment Principle
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Break up Stasis
  • Regulate Qi
  • Eliminate Phlegm
  • Dissolve hardness
  • Clear Heat
  • Relieve toxicity
  • Inhibit the growth of cancer cells
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Cough with sticky, yellow, difficult to expectorate sputum
  • Rapid breathing with a harsh voice
  • Restless fever
  • Sore throat
  • Constipation
  • Dry stools
  • Mania
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dyspnea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chest and/or epigastric fullness
  • Pain in the ribs
  • T: Scarlet
  • C: Yellow or Yellow and greasy or Yellow and smooth
  • P: Rapid and smooth or Slippery and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Lung Heat
  • Remove toxicity
  • Resolve swelling
  • Discharge pus
  • Eliminate Phlegm
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Dispel Blood Stasis
  • Inhibit the growth of cancer cells
Herb Formulas
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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
  • Relieve toxicity
  • Strengthen Zheng Qi
Herb Formulas
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