|Remarks by Oncologist After Ayurvedic Treatment|
|This is 63 years old patient of carcinoma of breast, stage III, post surgery. In this case after 2 years of remission metastatic development was seen in right supra clavicular lymph node, post radiation (July 98). After 1 year 4 months again metastasis was seen in cervical lymph node, post chemotherapy (November 99). In this case complete remission is seen for 12 years 10 months of Ayurvedic treatment after second metastasis. Patient could complete chemotherapy and radiation with minimal side effects. MRI, bone scan, chest X ray and USG are within normal limits. No recurrence is seen after November 99. Observed 10 year survival in this type of cases is 31%. Her Karnofsky score is 100 and ECOG score is 0.|
|Age at Registration:||63 yrs||Age at Diagnosis:||63 yrs|
|Group:||C (group B – 10/7/98)|
|Diagnosis:||Carcinoma of breast, stage III, (August 96).
Metastasis in right supra clavicular lymph node (July 98).
Metastasis in cervical lymph node,(Nov. 99).
|HPR:||19 Aug 96 – Lump in right breast
Infiltrating duct carcinoma. Grade III (R.B. Score 3,2,3) with desmoplasia. Occasional focus of intra duct carcinoma is seen. Small foci of necrosis are seen. Lymphatic emboli are noted. Tumour involves the margin of excision. ER, PR – negative.
July 98 – Right supra clavicular lymph node biopsy
Metastasis of adenocarcinoma consistent with primary in the breast.
November 99 – Right posterior triangle lymph node biopsy
Metastatic carcinoma consistent with known breast primary. Two negative nodes also seen. ER, PR – negative.
|Tx N2 Mo|
|Date of Diagnosis:||16/8/1996|
|Previous History:||Hysterectomy at 45 years of age.|
|Treatment History:||Surgery – Right breast lumpectomy done on 9/8/1996.|
|Chemotherapy – 3 cycles taken from 23 August 1996 to Nov 1996
Surgery – Quadrectomy with axillary clearance done on 5/11/96.
Radiation taken from December 96 to January 97 at right breast and axilla.
|Ayurvedic Treatment Started on:||7/9/1996|
|Status:||Post lumpectomy, after 1 chemotherapy cycle.|
|Total duration:||12 years and 10 months||Last Follow up:||18/7/2009|
|Symptom when Registered in the project:||
|Symptoms||Gradation Before Treatment||Gradation After Treatment|
|Weight||53 kg||50 kg|