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A Case of Stomach Cancer Patient with Peritoneum and Colon Metastasis Treated with Taeumjowi-tang for Abdominal Pain and Diarrhea

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2007, 19(3), pp.270-276
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

서영광 1 Lee Sookyung 1 Dal Rae Kim 1 Koh Byung-Hee 1 Kim Eun-Hee 1 전성하 1 최원철 1

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ABSTRACT

A Case of Stomach Cancer Patient with Peritoneum and Colon Metastasis Treated with Taeumjowi-tang for Abdominal Pain and Diarrhea Seo Young-Kwang, Kim Eun-Hee, Kim Dal-Lae, Ko Byung-Hee, Cheon Seong-Ha*, Choi Won-Cheol, Lee Soo-Kyung Dept. of Sasang Constitutional Medicine, College of Constitutional Medicine, Kyunghee Univ. *Section of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Mμ integrative Cancer Center Kyunghee University East-West Neo Medical Center 1. Objectives We introduced a case of postoperation stomach cancer patient with metastasis to peritoneum and colon who suffered from repetitive diarrhea and abdominal pain. 2. Methods Stomach cancer is the most common cancer in Korea. Eventhough the 5-year survival rate of stomach cancer is increasing recently, metastasized stomach cancer does not show good prognosis, especially when the surgical opreation is not applicable. After partial resection of stomach, most of patients experienced gastrointestinal disorders like dyspepsia, reduced meal size, abdominal discomfort, loose stool, and constipation. 3. Results and Conclusions Taeumjowi-tang, a Sasang Constitutional Medicine, improved the diarrhea and abdominal pain.

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