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A review articles published in reputed journals of cancer suggests that patients under combined therapy (coordination of medical/radiation oncologist & surgeon) of cancer treatment experience adverse events included constitutional symptoms, gastrointestinal complications & pain. The most common reason for withdrawal was disease progression, followed by adverse effects. Complications during cancer treatment include- complications due to disease/ treatment & psychosocial problems. Ayurvedic formulations including single drugs like Gvarras, Panchatulasiras & combination drugs like Rasayan Churna, Yastimadhu Ghrita etc. have proven to be effective medicines when given in between consecutive chemo/radiation therapies. Ayurvedic interventions with combined therapies reduce cost of treatment with decrease in relapse of disease & decreased AEs.


Cancer Gvarras Palliative therapy Panchatulasiras Rasayan Churna Supportive therapy

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Afzal, . N., Rani , M., Sharma , S. K., & Shukla, . G. D. (2019). Ayurveda as an adjuvent therapy in cancer management. Environment Conservation Journal, 20(SE), 15–20.


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