Changes of immunological parameters with administration of Japanese Kampo medicine (Juzen-Taihoto/TJ-48) in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer

@article{Ikemoto2013ChangesOI,
  title={Changes of immunological parameters with administration of Japanese Kampo medicine (Juzen-Taihoto/TJ-48) in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer},
  author={Tetsuya Ikemoto and Mitsuo Shimada and Shuichi Iwahashi and Yu Saito and Mami Kanamoto and Hiroki Mori and Yuji Morine and Satoru Imura and Tohru Utsunomiya},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={81-86}
}
The prognosis of pancreatic cancer is extremely poor regardless of various combination therapies. Immunoaugumentation against tumor cells was recently A focus. We reported that the population of Foxp3+CD25+CD4+ regulatory T cells (Foxp3+Treg) was the new parameter for the estimation of host immunity and had correlation with tumor aggressiveness. Here we show the immunoaugumentation effects of Japanese Kampo medicine, Juzen-Taihoto/TJ-48, empirically considered as an immunoaugumentation drug… CONTINUE READING
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