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.
Name: VHN
Registration No: 20041017 Sex: M
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.

  • Site : Face + Neck  , 6600 cGy/ 33 #
Ayurvedic Treatment Started on: 6/3/2004

Diagnosed case of carcinoma of Right pyriform fossa.

Total duration:

5 years and 3 months

Last Follow up: 28/6/2009
Symptom when Registered in the project:
  • Difficulty in swallowing food – especially solid food.
  • Burning sensation in the throat.
  • Hoarseness of voice.
  • Weakness
Treatment Analysis
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
Weakness 3 0
G.C. 7 9
Pain 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