While admitting the patient in Cancer Research Project certain procedures are followed :
Patients diagnosed of Cancer and confirmed by reports of biopsy, cytology and other tests are included in the project.
The patients, who can be benefited by Panchakarma treatment, are admitted in our hospital at Wagholi, Pune.
Detailed case history is documented from Ayurvedic as well as allopathic point of view in separate case record forms.
The patients are divided into four groups before starting this treatment.
- Group A : Fresh, untreated, confirmed Cancer patients.
- Group B : Allopathic failures – progressive Cancer.
- Group C : Complimentary with other Allopathic treatment.
- Group D : Supportive; Cancer previously controlled by other methods of Allopathy.
Authentic Ayurvedic medicines are used for Cancer patients, which are prepared in trust’s own pharmacy, ‘Atharva Ayurved Pharmaceuticals’.
Ayurvedic treatment is started by Prof. Dr. S. P. Sardeshmukh, (Phd Ayurved,Director- ICRTC ) Dr. Veenita Deshmukh, (Phd Ayurved Deputy Director- ICRTC) and other well known Ayurvedic physician.
Evaluation of patients from allopathic point of view is done periodically by Dr. Arvind Kulkarni, Dr. Sudhir Bhargav, (MD Radiotherapy)
Dr. Tushar Patil (Medical Oncologist ). Dr. Keyur Gutte (Oncosurgon), Dr. Anil Sanghaneria (Oncosurgon).
at Mumbai and Pune canters and Dr. Shirish Kumthekar (Oncosurgon) at Solapur center.
Possible benefits, risks and other options of treatment of Cancer are explained to the patient and relatives. Each patient has to sign a consent form at the time of registration.
Regular follow up and evaluation of Ayurvedic treatment is carried out by Prof. Dr. S. P. Sardeshmukh, (Director- ICRTC ) Dr. Veenita Deshmukh, (Deputy Directo) and other names?
Computerised documentation of each patient is maintained which is used for research purposes.