Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second commonest type of pores and skin most cancers and ceaselessly arises on the solar uncovered pores and skin of center aged and aged people. Normal danger components related to the illness are: age greater than 50; male intercourse ; honest pores and skin; location nearer to the equator; historical past of prior non-melanoma pores and skin most cancers or human papilloma virus an infection; excessive publicity to extremely violet gentle, chemical carcinogens and ionizing radiation; and continual immuno-suppression or a scarring situation. A cumulative life time solar publicity and immuno-suppression are primarily believed to be the reason for this situation. A typical SCC lesion is a raised, pink-to-flesh-colored papule or plaque arising on solar uncovered pores and skin. Surgical procedure, native chemotherapy, photo-dynamic remedy and radiation remedy are the usual line of remedy for this situation.
Low danger tumors are normally cured with applicable surgical remedy; nonetheless there’s a 40% danger of recurrence in such sufferers. As well as, excessive danger tumors are aggressive and unfold to different elements of the physique very quick. Ayurvedic medicines for SCC are indicated in such sufferers with a historical past of recurrence or of getting excessive danger tumors. The purpose of remedy is to deal with the native tumor and stop its unfold to different elements of the physique. Medicines used for this objective are: Arogya-Vardhini, Gandhak-Rasayan, Triphala-Guggulu, Chandraprabha-Vati and Punarnavadi-Guggulu. Kanchnaar-Guggulu, Maha-Manjishthadi-Qadha and Chandraprabha-Vati are utilized in excessive doses to forestall the unfold of the tumor.
Herbal medicines which act on the ‘Ras’ ‘Rakta’ and ‘Mansa’ dhatus (tissues) of the physique are helpful within the remedy of SCC. Indrayav (Holarrhina antidysentrica), Patol (Tricosanthe dioica), Kutki (Picrorrhiza kurroa), Saariva (Hemidesmus indicus), Patha (Cissampelos pareira), Musta (Cyperus rotundus), Nimba (Azadirachta indica), Triphala (Three fruits), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Chirayta (Swertia chirata), Chandan (Santalum album), Sunthi (Zinziber officinalis), Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia), Gokshur ( Tribulus terrestris), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Sunthi (Zinziber officinalis), Marich (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum) and Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa) are helpful on this situation.
Medicines like Suvarna-Parpati, Trivang-Bhasma, Suvarna-Raj-Vangeshwar-Ras, Abhrak-Bhasma, Heerak-Bhasma, Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Yashtimadhuk (Glycerrhiza glabra), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Bala (Sida cordifolia), Naagbala (Grewia hirsuta), Samudrashosh (Argyreia speciosa), Kapikacchu (Mucuna pruriens) and Suvarna-Bhasma are used to spice up the immune standing of the physique and enhance the therapeutic response of different medicines.
You will need to observe that SCC has an preliminary excessive treatment price with surgical procedure, however recurrence and unfold of the tumor are widespread pitfalls of this situation. A daily follow-up of such sufferers on a long-term foundation is due to this fact necessary.