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Literature Review on Sasang Constitutional Medicine for Tumors through Database Search

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2020, 32(3), pp.8-17
  • DOI : 10.7730/JSCM.2020.32.3.8
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine
  • Received : September 4, 2020
  • Accepted : September 18, 2020
  • Published : September 29, 2020

Oh, Seungyun 1

1원광대학교 한의과대학 사상체질과

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ABSTRACT

Objectives: The purpose of this review was to investigate constitutional medical research on tumors and to propose information for further research. Methods: The literature was investigated from Oriental medicine advanced searching integrated system, China national knowledge infrastructure, and PubMed. The searching terms were cancer, tumor, neoplasm, Sasang constitution, and so on. And studies were collected and analyzed into the three parts of distributions, treatments, and preventions. Results: The distribution and type of tumors were different depending on the type of Sasang constitution. The symptoms of a tumor can occur variously in all types of diseases or patterns. Preventing tumors and cultivating health should be considered all aspects of physical, mental, and social health in the Sasang constitutional concept of securing requisite energy of minor organs. Conclusions: The Sasang constitutional medicine for treating tumors should be focused on strengthening the constitutional healthy energy considering personal characteristics.

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