AYU (An International Quarterly Journal of Research in Ayurveda)

: 2012  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 365--367

Swarna Bhasma in cancer: A prospective clinical study

Soumen Das1, Mangal C Das2, Retina Paul3 
1 Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (SSKM Hospital), Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Director, Department of Integrated Medicine, The Calcutta Gastroenterology Research Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3 Resident, Department of Microbiology, Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Despite the advances in the treatment of cancer, mortality is still high. Complementary and alternative medicine is emerging as a potent modality in cancer treatment. «SQ»Swarna Bhasma«SQ» (SB), containing gold particles, is an ancient Indian medicine has shown its anticancer activity. This present study was conducted to detect the effect of SB on solid malignancies. A total of 43 patients were included in this study received SB for 1 year. Seventeen patients showed response. The response was best in rectal cancer group 70% (7/10). Nearly 41.02% patients survived for 1 year after treatment but after 5 years this came down to 15.38%.

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Das S, Das MC, Paul R. Swarna Bhasma in cancer: A prospective clinical study.AYU 2012;33:365-367

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Das S, Das MC, Paul R. Swarna Bhasma in cancer: A prospective clinical study. AYU [serial online] 2012 [cited 2023 Mar 24 ];33:365-367
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