Lung Cancer: On Herbs For Three and Half Years – No Chemo

Language: English

SC was 68 years old when her problems began. She is a non-smoker. She started to have coughs for six months. There was no symptom apart from the pain on her right shoulder. On investigation, she was diagnosed with early stage lung cancer, Stage 1B. Surgery was done on 29 September 2008, but it was aborted – an open and close case. The cancer had spread to the back of the chest wall and considered a Stage 4.
Her doctor suggested chemotherapy and said without this treatment she would have only six months to live. SC declined. Her sister died one year after surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy for her breast cancer.
SC sought our help and started taking herbs in October 2008. She is well today, except for her pain. The latest e-mail from her daughter is on 7 February 2012.


Pancreatic Cancer: Severe Pains and Died After PET Scan

Language: Hokkien

Yoke was a 54-year-old female. In October 2010, she had intermittent pains in her abdomen. The pains progressed to her lumbar region, depriving her of sleep. A ultrasound and CT scan and blood test were carried out in a private hospital. She was diagnosed with carcinoma of the pancreas (body and tail) with infiltration of the splenic vein, encasement of the roots of the portal vein and multiple hepatic metastases.
Yoke refused chemotherapy, and came to seek our help on 20 November, 2010. She took CA Care herbs and was doing well. Her pains went away and she had good appetite. She was busy making arrangements for her daughter’s wedding. We did not get to see her very often, but we know she continually took the herbs.
About six months later, in May2011 Yoke came to our centre and complained of severe pains. Why? What had happened? Listen to her story.

Lung Cancer: More Than Two Years On Herbs

Language: Hokkien

NH is a 83-year-old lady. Sometime in April 2009, she had coughs with white phlegm. She was given cough mixture to take. The problem was not resolved. On 19 October 2009, she went to a private hospital for further management. After a CT scan, she was given a week of antibiotics. This was not effective. Subsequently, the family was told that she had lung cancer. Due to her advanced age, neither the doctor nor the family were interested in any follow-up treatment. NH and her family came to seek our help on 23 October 2009. We never get to see NH although we noted that her son came to collect her herbs regularly. On 20 January 2012, i.e. 2 years and 3 months later – NH came to our centre with her son.

Endometrial Cancer Stage 3B: Only on Herbs

Language:  Hokkien

GS is a 54 year-old lady. A cervical biopsy and endometrial curetting indicated a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma of the endometrium. She underwent a toal abdominal hysterectomy at a private hospital. The pathology report confirmed a well-differentiated adenocarcinoma of the endometrium, classical endometroid type Stage 3B, tumour invades into the cervical stroma. She was asked to go for radiotherapy, but she refused. She also declined chemotherapy that was suggested.
GS came to seek our help on 9 April, 2008. Until today, she is fine and live a normal life. She had been taking the herbs religiously, besides taking care of her diet. In April, 2012, GS would have been on the herbs for FOUR years.

Kidney Cancer: Remove One and a Half Kidney

Language:  Bahasa Indonesia / Malaysia

SK’s problem started two years ago. He had blood in his urine. This problem disappeared after he took some medicine prescribed by his doctor. In May 2011, there was blood in his urine again. An ultrasound on 27 May 2011 indicated a 67.2 X 64.2 mm mass in his right kidney and a 70.5 X 56.0 mm. With medication, his problem disappeared again.
Mid-November 2011, SK had blood in his urine again. This time he went to Singapore for further consultation. A CT scan on 16 November 2011, indicated a large mass, 6.7 X 8.4 X 7 cm in his left kidney. The right kidney has a nodular mass, 6.6 X 4.9 X 6.4 cm in size. Appearances are highly of bilateral renal neoplasm.
A blood test on 16 November 2011 showed elevated creatinine level (141.0). His alkaline phosphatase at 165 and GGT at 228 were high. A bone scan done on 21 November 2011 indicated mildly increased tracer uptake in the paranasal region, likely due to inflammatory process. There is no conclusive evidence of bony metastases.
Based on the above, the doctor in Singapore said he was 95 per cent sure that SK has kidney cancer. SK was asked to undergo an operation to remove the tumours in both his kidneys. This would involve removing one and a half kidney. There is a 50:50 chance that the remaining one half of the other kidney may not function after the surgery. If this happens, SK would have to be on dialysis.