Archive for the ‘BREAST CANCER’ Category

Breast cancer pathogenesis of stagnation of phlegm, poisonous pathogens and blood stasis: rationale and clinical application in traditional Chinese medicine

Breast cancer (BCa) is called ”Ruyan” in literature of traditional Chinese medicine. We synthesized the ancient and contemporary discussions and raised the theory that ”Duxie” (poisonous pathogenic factor) is the etiological factor in BCa and pathologic product through the whole course. ”Liuyin Fudu” (latent poison of six exogenous pathogenic factors) and ”Qiqing Yudu” (stagnant poison […]

Genistein, Soy Isoflavones II and Breast Cancer ER+

Soy isoflavones, estrogen therapy, and breast cancer risk: analysis and commentary There has been considerable investigation of the potential for soyfoods to reduce risk of cancer, and in particular cancer of the breast. Most interest in this relationship is because soyfoods are essentially a unique dietary source of isoflavones, compounds which bind to estrogen receptors […]

Acupuncture-Related Rapid Dermal Spread of Breast Cancer: A Rare Case

Many ethnic Chinese patients seek second or adjuvant alternative therapies after breast cancer is diagnosed. Chinese herbs and acupuncture are the most popular methods in East Asia. We present a case of acupuncture manipulation-related cutaneous spread that no literature reported before. Post-acupuncture cutaneous spread was noted in a 54-year-old woman with left neck lymph node […]