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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2008, Vol. 6 ›› Issue (2): 111-114.doi: 10.3736/jcim20080201

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Cancerous toxin is the key pathogenic factor of malignant tumor

Chang-quan Ling()   

  1. School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
  • Received:2007-10-24 Online:2008-02-20 Published:2008-02-15
  • Contact: LING Chang-quan E-mail:lingchangquan@gmail.com

The definition of cancerous toxin and the relationships between cancerous toxin and other factors including the etiopathogenesis, pathogenesis and treatment of malignant tumor were discussed in this paper. The author suggests that the cancerous toxin is engendered by the disequilibrium of human body, which is the foundation of tumorigenesis. Cancerous toxin is the main pathogenic factor or one of the main pathogenic factors during the development of malignant tumor, hence it is also the key point for understanding and treating malignant tumor.

Key words: carcinoma, neoplasms, medicine, Chinese traditional, etiological factors and pathogenesis (traditional Chinese medicine), toxin

CLC Number: 

  • R730.231
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