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Frontiers in Medical Science Research, 2022, 4(14); doi: 10.25236/FMSR.2022.041409.

Theoretical basis and clinical application of tumors due to spleen deficiency and dampness


Li Chen1, Chen Jie2

Corresponding Author:
Chen Jie

1Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, China

2Department of Oncology, Shaanxi Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China


Spleen deficiency and dampness is one of the pathogenesis of tumor. Spleen is the source of Qi and blood biochemistry. Spleen deficiency leads to the imbalance of Ying and Wei, which is a prerequisite for the development of tumors. Dampness causes illness and disease and is the key to the development of tumors. Both spleen deficiency and dampness promote the development of disease. From a modern medical perspective, spleen deficiency and dampness are associated with immune dysregulation, angiogenesis, hypoxia, dysbiosis of the intestinal flora, and the production of adhesion molecules, which are factors in tumor formation and metastasis. The clinical case of tumor caused by spleen deficiency and dampness is analysed and applied.


spleen deficiency, dampness, tumor

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Li Chen, Chen Jie. Theoretical basis and clinical application of tumors due to spleen deficiency and dampness. Frontiers in Medical Science Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 14: 60-66. https://doi.org/10.25236/FMSR.2022.041409.


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