|Remarks by Oncologist After Ayurvedic Treatment|
|This is 70 years old male, a case of carcinoma of pyriform fossa, post radiation. In this case,complete remission is seen for 5 years and 3 months of Ayurvedic treatment. Patient could complete radiation with minimal side effects.
Patient’s Last FU at TMH on 6/5/2009 – NAD.
Absolute 5 year survival rate in this type of cancer is 24%. His Karnofsky score is 90 and ECOG score is 0.
|Age at Registration:||70 yrs||Age at Diagnosis:||70 yrs|
|Group:||C , C to D (Nov.2004)|
|Diagnosis:||Carcinoma of Right pyriform fossa.|
|HPR:||Poorly differentiated carcinoma of pyriform fossa, probably squamous type
|Date of Diagnosis:||30/1/2004|
|Previous History:||Diabetic since 65 years of age.|
|Treatment History:||Radiation taken from 9/3/2004 to 29/4/2004.
|Ayurvedic Treatment Started on:||6/3/2004|
Diagnosed case of carcinoma of Right pyriform fossa.
5 years and 3 months
|Last Follow up:||28/6/2009|
|Symptom when Registered in the project:||
|Symptoms||Gradation Before Treatment||Gradation After Treatment|
|Difficulty in swallowing food – especially solid food||3||0|
|Burning sensation in the throat||2||0|
|Hoarseness of voice||3||0|
|Weight||56.5 kg||51 kg|
|Investigations – CT scan neck|
| 7/6/2004 –
after 1 months of radiation and 3 months of Ayurvedic treatment
|Significant decrease in size of the lesion is noted. No fresh abnormality noted.|
| 29/8/2007 –
after 3 years 5 months of Ayurvedic treatment
|No significant abnormality. No residual/ recurrent disease. Right pyriform fossa bulge not seen. Upper thorax shows bilateral pleural effusion.|
|6/5/2009 – after 5 years 2 months of Ayurvedic treatment||No obvious growth|