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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2004, Vol. 2 ›› Issue (2): 103-105.doi: 10.3736/jcim20040208

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Treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer with chemotherapy and Sansheng Huatan Decoction

Wei-ming Fang1, Wei-ping Wang2, Bing-wei Yan1, Jian-yuan Zhou1   

  1. 1. Department of Internal Medicine, District Hospital of North Caoxi Road, Shanghai, 200030, China
    2. Department of Oncology, Shanghai Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 200071, China
  • Online:2004-03-20 Published:2018-10-25

:Objective: To observe the clinical effect of Chinese medicine Sansheng Huatan Decoction combined with chemotherapy in treating advanced primary non-small-cell lung cancer and to evaluated the effect of Sansheng Huatan Decoction increasing clinical effect and decreasing toxicity in chemotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer. Methods: One hundred and sixty patients of advanced primary non-small-cell lung cancer proved by pathological examination were randomized into two groups. The treatment group was treated with Sansheng Huatan Decoction and chemotherapy, and the control group was treated only with chemotherapy. The clinic effect, life quality, natural killer (NK) activities, liver and kidney functions, and blood routine test of the 2 groups were evaluated. Results: The clinical effective rates of the treatment and control groups were 56.7% and 48.2% respectively, and there was no statistic significance (P>0.10). The life quality, NK activities and blood routine test of the treatment group were better than those of the control group. Conclusion: Sansheng Huatan Decoction combined with chemotherapy is a better treatment for non small cell lung cancer as compared with chemotherapy.

Key words: Sansheng Huatan Decoction, non-small-cell lung cancer, integrated traditional Chinese with western medicine

CLC Number: 

  • R734.2

Tab 1

Therapeutic effects of 2 groupsCase(%)"

GroupClinical stagenComplete remissionPartial remissionStable diseaseProgressive disease
Treatment group
II33( 2.9)000
IIIa245( 4.8)16(15.4)2(1.9)1(0.9)
IIIb335( 4.8)19(18.2)6(5.8)3(2.9)
Control group
IIIa143(5.3)7(12.5)3( 5.4)1(1.8)

Tab 2

Blood toxicity of 2 groups Case(%)"

GroupGradation of toxicityLeukocytePlateletHemoglobin
Treatment group(n=104)
Control group(n=56)

Tab 3

Changes of liver and kidney function in 2 groups (ヌ±S)"

Treatment group
Before treatment10416.9±8.952.6±6.75.2±1.995±28
After treatment10415.4±7.651.7±10.55.4±2.3104±34
Control group
Before treatment5615.9±6.951.9±23.35.3±1.789±36
After treatment5619.7±7.269.4±29.46.2±2.1114±32
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