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JOURNAL OF BEIJIGN UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINE ›› 2014, Vol. 37 ›› Issue (9): 586-588.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2014.09.002

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Therapy of reinforcing healthy qi and eliminating toxin based on theory of latent toxin for preventing cancer metastasis: a theoretical discussion

ZHANG Yu-ren1,2, LIN Hong-sheng1, ZHANG Ying1   

  1. 1 Guang’anmen Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100053;
    2 Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
  • Received:2014-03-09 Online:2014-09-30 Published:2014-09-30

Abstract: Cancer stem cells (CSC) exist in tumor tissues and their biologic characteristics of self-renewing and differentiation play a role that cannot be ignored in cancer formation and metastasis. Because cancer has features of insidious onset, easily transferring and poor prognosis, the authors combined TCM theory of latent toxin and characteristics of cancer and CSC, integrated clinical common syndromes of healthy qi efficiency and toxin bind and academic summarization by physicians in all dynasties, and put forward a basic therapeutic principle, therapy of reinforcing healthy qi and eliminating toxin, for preventing cancer metastasis.

Key words: therapy of reinforcing healthy qi and eliminating toxin, theory of latent toxin, cancer stem cells, healthy qi efficiency and toxin bind, cancer metastasis

CLC Number: 

  • R273