Siddha management for Squamous cell Gingivobuccal carcinoma (Kannaputru) reporting at cancer special OPD of National Institute of Siddha-A single case report

  • Siva Lakshmi S 1. Assistant professor, Department of Maruthuvam, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.
  • Vetha merlin kumari H Associate professor, Department of Maruthuvam, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.
  • Nalini Sofia H Associate professor, Department of Maruthuvam, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.
  • Lakshmi kantham T Associate professor, Head of the Department i/c, Department of Maruthuvam, National Institute of siddha, Chennai.
  • Meenakumari R Director, National Institute of Siddha and DirectorGeneral CCRS (additional charge), Chennai.
Keywords: GingivoBuccal Cancer, Siddha management, National Institute of Siddha, Single case report.

Abstract

Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally and is responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Owing to the importance and benefits of traditional medicine, the WHO has included integrative oncology as one of the primary objectives of the treatment of cancer besides cure, prevention of recurrence, prolongation of life, re-habitation and improvement of Quality of life. In National Institute of Siddha, the special OPD for cancer is conducted on every Wednesday. There are approximately 50 patients reported here for various cancers like breast cancer, cervical cancer, stomach cancer, ano rectal cancer, oral cancer, tongue cancer, urinary bladder cancer etc., Palliative patients who visit NIS, often have multiple symptoms, ranging from physical (pain, nausea, loss of appetite and shortness of breath) to psychological (anxiety and depression). Siddha medicines manage these symptoms effectively, reduces the side effects of medications and cancer-associated complications. This paper focuses on “A single case of gingivo buccal carcinoma taking Siddha treatment at cancer special OPD of National Institute of Siddha.

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Published
2023-06-30
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S SL, H V merlin kumari, H NS, T L kantham, R M. Siddha management for Squamous cell Gingivobuccal carcinoma (Kannaputru) reporting at cancer special OPD of National Institute of Siddha-A single case report. J Res Bio Med Sci [Internet]. 2023Jun.30 [cited 2024Jul.15];5(2):379-82. Available from: https://biosci.in/index.php/jrbms/article/view/132
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