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Frontiers in Medical Science Research, 2023, 5(5); doi: 10.25236/FMSR.2023.050507.

Research Progress of Traditional Chinese Medicine Formula Yiqi and Muscle Building Decoction and Carcinogenic Sarcopenia


Jianhua Ke1, Jin Zheng2, Zhenping Ouyang1

Corresponding Author:
Jin Zheng

1Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, China

2The Second Hospital Affiliated to Air Force Medical University, Xi'an, China


Sarcopenia is a progressive, generalized syndrome characterized by decreased skeletal muscle content and decreased function. Patients with malignant tumors can develop sarcopenia at different stages of progression, with an incidence of 32.05%~70.40%, and the prevalence varies according to tumor type, stage, and measurement method. Compared with other types of tumors, the incidence of sarcopenia in patients with digestive tract tumors is higher, 17%~78%. In this paper, the PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway was used to explore the mechanism of Qi Strengthening Decoction in the intervention of sarcopenia in patients with advanced esophageal cancer, in order to provide a method for the clinical treatment of sarcopenia.


Esophageal cancer, Sarcopenia, Traditional Chinese medicine, Energy metabolism, PI3K/AKT/mTOR

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Jianhua Ke, Jin Zheng, Zhenping Ouyang. Research Progress of Traditional Chinese Medicine Formula Yiqi and Muscle Building Decoction and Carcinogenic Sarcopenia. Frontiers in Medical Science Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 5: 40-48. https://doi.org/10.25236/FMSR.2023.050507.


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