alexa Improvement of Quality of Life in Tumor Patients after an Immunomodulatory Treatment with Standardized Mistletoe Lectin and Arabinoxylan Plant Extracts
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International Journal of Neurorehabilitation
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Improvement of Quality of Life in Tumor Patients after an Immunomodulatory Treatment with Standardized Mistletoe Lectin and Arabinoxylan Plant Extracts

Tibor Hajto*, Anna Horváth and Szidonia Papp

Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Medical University Pecs, Hungary

*Corresponding Author :
Tibor Hajto
Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Medical University Pecs, Hungary
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Received date: March 09, 2016 Accepted date: April 02, 2016 Published date: April 08, 2016

Citation: Hajto T, Horváth A, Papp S (2016) Improvement of Quality of Life in Tumor Patients after an Immunomodulatory Treatment with Standardized Mistletoe Lectin and Arabinoxylan Plant Extracts. Int J Neurorehabilitation 3:205. doi:10.4172/2376-0281.1000205

Copyright: © 2016 Hajto T, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

Background: In the last decades a special attention has been focused on the role of disturbed immune balance in the behavioral co-morbidities of tumor patients. The prognostic significance of malignant tumor-induced imbalance in the innate immune system is well known. The innate system uses a limited number of Pattern Recognition Receptors (PRR) to recognize conserved Pathogenic Associated Molecular Pattern (PAMP) structures expressed by microbes but not by host. Growing experiences suggest that the improvement of tumor induced disturbance of immune balance by using standardized plant PAMP like preparations goes often together with a better quality of life (QoL).

Methods: In this study tumor patients were treated with standardized plant immunomodulators (mistletoe lectin and arabinoxylan) which were shown to activate the type-1 natural immune cells against cancer. After at least a therapy for six months the patients were asked about their QoL using questionnaires.

Results: The following answers were received from the 35 patients: Decrease of pains: 17%, improvement of anxiety: 40%, Increase of physical activity: 71%, Improvement of appetite: 66%, Improvement of sleep: 40%, improvement of digestion: 43%, decrease of side effects during oncotherapy: 71%, beneficial judgement of the progress of disease based on clinical findings: 46%. As shown, the most important effects were the improvement of physical activity and decrease of side effects during conventional oncotherapy.

Conclusion: Present results may support the relationship between tumor induced disturbance of immune balance and the tumor induced behavioral co-morbidities. Further clinical investigations are necessary to proof this hypothesis.

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