Efficacy and Safety Evaluation of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Advanced Colorectal Cancer

2016-10-05 00:23:21 | BioPortfolio


Although patients of colorectal cancer use Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal therapy extensively in China, no strong evidence exists to demonstrate the safety and survival outcomes of TCM herbal therapy combined with conventional western medicine for treatment of this disease. The purpose of this multi-center perspective cohort study is to evaluate the relationship between TCM herbal therapy and survival outcomes in patients with advanced colorectal cancer.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective


Advanced Colorectal Cancer


Traditional Chinese medicine herbals, Integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine, Western medicine


Oncology Department of Xiyuan hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences


Not yet recruiting


Xiyuan Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-05T00:23:21-0400

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