Homeopathy treatment for Carcinoma from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Carcinoma…

Acetic-acid [Acet-ac]

Scirrhus of pylorus; cancer of stomach, ulcerative gnawing at one spot in stomach, with agony and depression, preventing sleep, INTENSE AND CONSTANT THIRST; severe burning pain in stomach and abdomen; vomiting after every meal of yellow, yeastlike matter, or blood; pale, waxen skin; tongue pale and flabby; marked debility; copious pale urine.

Alcohol [Alco]

High potency, run up with pure water, speedily relieves the pain of cancer (McFarlan).

Apis-mell [Apis]

Ovarian affections with drawn-in nipples of mamma; scirrhus or open cancer of the breast, with stinging, burning pains, following old cases of mastitis; faint sensation in epigastrium, with loss of appetite; morbid irritability of urinary organs.

Arsenicum-alb [Ars]

EPITHELIOMA of face; rapidly progressing ulceration; thin, bloody, offensive discharge; sharp, burning pains and extreme sensitiveness to cold air. CANCER OF STOMACH, with burning pain and excessive thirst, desire for acids. (<) from cold drinks and cold diet, (>) from hot drinks; vomiting of all he takes; terrible sensation of weakness and exhaustion with anxiety in region of stomach. UTERINE CANCER, with burning pain in uterine region and shooting, stinging pains in upper part of abdomen, thirst and dryness of mouth and throat, (<) by motion; acrid, corroding, burning discharges, often very offensive, light or dark-colored;

rapid emaciation, parchment-like dryness of skin (Arsenicum iod., Arsenicum brom).

Asterias-rubens [Aster]

CANCER MAMMAE; around nipple, which is sunk in, skin adherent and smooth; livid red spot which ulcerates, discharging very foetid ichor; edges pale, hard, everted; sternal skin swollen and painful; axillary glands swollen, hard and knotted; nocturnal lancinating pains in tumor.

Aurum-met [Aur]

CANCER OF NOSE AND LIP; TONGUE swollen with scirrhus like hardness; ulcers on tongue, with foul breath; prolapsus and INDURATION OF UTERUS; pains like those of a bruise, with shooting and drawing; the mind constantly dwelling on suicide; pus greenish, ichorous, putrid (Aurum ars).

Belladonna [Bell]

Scirrhus indurations; cancerous ulcers, burning when touched; black crusts of blood at the bottom of the ulcer; scanty pus. Beginning of uterine cancer, with fulness and bearing down in parts, pain in back and discharge of bloody ichor; engorgement of glands.

Bismuth [Bism]

CANCER OF STOMACH, with burning, stinging, crampy pains; stomach hangs down to the crest of the ilium; hard lumps between navel and edges of lower ribs, side; vomits only at intervals of days when food has filled the stomach, then vomits large quantities of food during the whole day; vomits all fluids.

Bromium [Brom]

SCIRRHUS MAMMAE, great depression of spirits, suppression of menses; stitches from mamma to axilla, cannot bear pressure; hard, uneven tumor in right mamma, firmly adhering to its surroundings, with lancinating pains, (<) from pressure and at night; gray, earthy complexion, oldish look, emaciation; swelling and induration of glands.

Bufo [Bufo]


CARCINOMA, MAMMAE; CANCER OF UTERUS, distending, burning pains or cramps in uterus; sharp, dagger-like pains, (<) on walking or sitting too long; redness and swelling along course of lymphatics; offensive purulent leucorrhoea; OPEN OR OCCULT CANCER.

Carbo-an [Carb-an]

Cachexia fully developed. scirrhus cancer on the FOREHEAD; sudden and short aching from colloid cancer in the pit of the stomach, on taking a deep inspiration, clawing and griping in stomach; violent pressing in loins, small of black and thighs during menses, with chilliness and yawning; weak, empty feeling in the pit of the stomach; it checks the putrid taste, the waterbrash, and contracting, spasmodic burning; SCIRRHUS MAMMAE with dirty bluish, loose skin or red spots on skin, burning and drawing towards axilla; axillary glands indurated.

Causticum [Caust]

Patient cannot bear the pressure of the clothes on the stomach; the lightest food or even the smallest quantity causes a violent lancinating pain in the stomach; scirrhus of the LIPS, with itching and soreness, which when ulcerated has a violent burning pain; pus bloody, or greenish, or corroding, or thin, watery and yellow.

Chelidonium [Chel]

Old, spreading, putrid, carcinomatous ulcers; the pain in the stomach is of a gnawing or digging character; nausea, with sensation of heat in the stomach burning in stomach.

Chimaphila-umb [Chim]

SCIRRHUS MAMMAE, nipple drawn in, sharp pins in tumor and in axilla, or open cancer with ragged, everted edges, sloughing and discharging foetid pus; painful tumor of mammae in young unmarried girls.

Cistus-can [Cist]

BLEEDING CANCER ON LOWER LIP; lupus exedens about face, nose and mouth; CANCER OF MAMMA with amenorrhoea; chronic catarrhs with strumous diseases of glands.

Clematis [Clem]

SCIRRHUS MAMMAE, with stitches in shoulder and gland, very painful during increasing moon; softened SCIRRHUS UTERI, wit corrosive leucorrhoea and lancinating pains running upward, (<) by breathing, during micturition, INDURATION OF TESTICLES.

Conium [Con]

Bleeding of ulcers with a secretion of foetid ichor; cancerous swelling and induration of glands; induration of lymphatics of lip after contusion; CANCER OF LIP FROM PRESSURE OF PIPE; cancer of face and lips, spreading ulcers; CANCER OF STOMACH with contractive, spasmodic pains extending from pit of stomach into back and shoulders, swelling in pyloric region; hardness of abdomen from swelling of mesenteric glands; induration and enlargement of ovaries or womb, with lancinating pains; or burning, stinging, darting pains in neck of uterus; with indurations and scirrhosities and profuse excoriating leucorrhoea; scirrhus CANCER OF MAMMAE, hard as cartilage and uneven, sharp, shooting pains and occasional twinges and sense of great heaviness in breast, axillary glands swollen; CONCEALED CANCER OF BONES; effects of contusions and bruises; it acts best in the first stage of scirrhus.

Crot.-hor [Crot-h]

CANCER OF THE TONGUE WITH GREAT haemorrhagic tendency; putrid sore mouth with bloody salivation; cancer of stomach, much haemorrhage or much vomiting of mucus, slimy or bloody, with distressing sensation of sinking, and craving for stimulants, cancer uteri, fungoid, malignant sarcoma, cauliflower excrescence, with much tendency to haemorrhage; weak, debilitated constitutions.

Condurango [Cund]

Most efficacious in OPEN CANCER OR CANCEROUS ULCERS, where it effectually moderates the severity of the pain; epithelial cancer on lower eyelid, on left side of nose; carcinoma of lip, an unclean and sinuous ulcer, with surrounding hardness and swelling, burning pains, lip inverted; painful cracks at the angle of the mouth; ulcer on chin, perforating the gums; lumps on chin; cancer of tongue; cancer of stomach, severe pains, vomiting of coffee-ground masses; hard, knobby, large swelling in pylorus, mammae, whole breast, skin and axillary glands; tumor hard, immovable, with severe lancinating pains, nipple retracted; skin purple in spots and wrinkled; ulceration with foetid sanious discharge and much sloughing.

Curare [Cur]

Malignant ulcers in different parts of the body; cancer of the cheeks, healing over very slowly and passing easily into gangrene; FUNNEL-SHAPED ULCER OF OS UTERI, with corroding, ichorous, foetid discharge, smarting in vulva and thighs, shooting and digging pains in womb.

Elaps-coral [Elaps]

CANCER UTERI, sensation as if something burst in womb, followed by a continuous stream of dark-colored blood on attempting to urinate; flow profuse, venous and containing clots; pruritus vaginae.

Galium-apar [Gali]

Hot and painful vagina; swelling of the lymphatic vessels and mucous follicles; neck of the uterus is hard and swollen, with TUBERCULOSIS NODES AND CAULIFLOWER EXCRESCENCES; great weight in the abdomen on rising, with fainting sort of weakness and aggravations of the pains, delaying menses, with aggravations of the pain shortly before and at the appearance of the menses; DISCHARGE OF BLACK, LUMPY FOETID BLOOD; stitches shooting through the abdomen as far as the thighs; BURNING AND STITCHING pains; constipation; livid complexion; sad and anxious mood; constipation. Frequently useful in connection with various diseases.

Hepar-sulph [Hep]

Corrosive pain in a cancerous ulcer, bleeding at the slightest touch; yellow skin and complexion; eruptions around the mouth, lips and chin, which are converted into cancerous ulcers, rapidly spreading; pressure and dull aching pain in the stomach, after moderate eating; cancerous ulcer of the mamma, with stinging burning in the edges; pus, copious or scanty, smells like old cheese.

Hydrastis-can [Hydr]

Cancers hard, adherent, skin mottled, puckered, cutting pain like knives and even after ulcerations sets in, where it may regulate faulty nutrition; EPITHELIOMA; CANCER OF RECTUM; CANCER OF STOMACH, vomits everything except water with milk; pain in pit of stomach, emaciation.

Iodum [Iod]

UTERINE HAEMORRHAGE AT EVERY STOOL, with cutting in the abdomen and pain in the loins and small of the back; great weakness during the menses, particularly in going up stairs; long-lasting uterine haemorrhage; dwindling and falling away of the mammae; aggravation from external warmth; complete prostration of strength and general emaciation; violent vomiting renewed by eating; pulsations in pit of the stomach; carcinoma uteri; leucorrhoea yellow and corrosive.

Kali-cyan [Kali-cy]

Cancer of tongue, edges indurated, raised and knotty, speech difficult and indistinct, cannot masticate on account of pain.

Kali-mur [Kali-m]

Epithelioma of lip; ulceration of mouth has perforated cheeks and threatens to become cancer of the face; discharge ichorous and foetid; scurvy in cachectic people.

Kreosotum [Kreos]

Shooting stitches in the vagina; burning and swelling of the external and internal labia; profuse discharge of dark coagulated blood, or of a pungent bloody ichor, preceded by pain in the back; aggravation of the pain at night; fainting on rising from the bed; she always feels chilly at the menstrual period; complexion livid; disposition sad, irritable; cauliflower excrescences; wretched complexion, great debility, sleeplessness. Tightness of the pit of the stomach, m cannot bear the weight of her clothing; painful hard place on the left side on her stomach; constipation in uterine cancer; soreness and smarting between labia and in vulva, with excessive pruritus and ulcerative pain in neck of uterus; epithelial cancer on nose; malignant induration of stomach.

Lachesis [Lach]

MELANOTIC, COLLOID AND ENCEPHALOTIC CANCER; ulcers sensitive to touch, with ichorous, offensive discharge; blood dark, non- coagulable; violent burning, gangrenous spots; cancer of lower lip, dry, cracked, bleeding; CANCER OF STOMACH, the pit very sensitive to touch, with a gnawing pressure, (>) by eating, but coming on again in a few hours, and the more violent the emptier the stomach; CANCER OF THE BREAST with lancinating pains and a constant painful feeling of weakness and lameness in left shoulder and arm; open cancer has a dark, bluish-red appearance, with blackish streaks of decomposed blood; UTERINE developing itself at climaxis; pains increase rapidly until relieved by a profuse discharge of blood; violent pains as if a knife were thrust through abdomen, which has to be relieved from all pressure; coughing or sneezing causes stitches in affected parts.

Lapis-albus [Lap-a]

Mammary and uterine cancer in scrofulous women, with burning, shooting, stinging pains; glandular tumors; cancer as long as ulceration has not set in.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Swelling of lower lip, with a large ulcer on his vermilion border; CARCINOMA VENTRICULI, after eating on drinking, vomiting of dark, green masses; bloatedness of the stomach and bowels, with rumbling; vomiting of bile, pus and coagulated blood; tension in the hypochondria as from a hoop; great emaciation and internal debility; scirrhus mammae, with stitching and cramping pain, circumscribed redness of face; during the pain she must walk about and weep, (>) in open air.

Mezereum [Mez]

CANCER OF THE STOMACH, with burning, corroding pains; great emaciation; the muscles of the face are tensely drawn, like strings; internal surface of the gastric mucous membrane feels raw, with sensation as if food remained for a long undigested in the stomach; constant vomiting of chocolate-colored masses, with great burning in throat; haematemesis; violent retching, accompanied with the agony of death; sleepiness and exhaustion; hard lumps in epigastrium region; hypochondriasis; constipation.

Murex-purp [Murx]

Carcinoma uteri, with great depression of mind; pain in uterus as if wounded by a cutting instrument; lancinating, throbbing pains in uterus; acrid discharge, causing pudenda and thighs to swell and become raw, burning and itching; faintness and an “all gone” feeling in epigastrium; deep hypochondriasis.

Muriatic-acid [Mur-ac]

Cancer of tongue, deep ulcer, with black base and inverted edges; hard lump on side of tongue, growing into a deep, warty ulcer, so that speaking is difficult.

Natrum-carb [Nat-c]

Induration of neck of womb, os uteri out of shape; pressing is hypogastrium towards genital organs, as if everything would come out; headache in sun and from mental labor; great nervousness and anxiety.

Nitric-acid [Nit-ac]

Pain and swelling of the submaxillary gland, with induration, ultimately becoming scirrhus; burning sensation in stomach; mercurio-syphilitic taint; urine very offensive; (<) after midnight; in uterine cancer sympathetic affection of the inguinal glands; violent cramp-like pains, as if the abdomen would burst, with constant eructation; violent pressing as if everything would come out of the vulva, with pain from the back down the thighs.

Phosphorus [Phos]

Epigastric region sensitive to touch; constant nausea and fulness in the stomach; after eating, or drinking even a swallow of water, vomiting of a sour, foul-smelling fluid, looking like a mixture f water, ink and coffee-grounds; cutting pains through abdomen, (<) by pressure and motion; a circumscribed hard swelling in the sunken abdomen; belching up of large quantities of wind after dinner; fine gurgling noise in abdomen; haematemesis; pale, earthy complexion, emaciation. Cancer of worm with frequent and

profuse flooding, pouring our freely and then ceasing for a short time; heat in back, chlorotic appearance; cancer of breast, WHEN ULCER BLEEDS EASILY. Very vascular encephaloma.

Phytolacca [Phyt]

Scirrhus, especially mammae; cancer of lips and cancerous, ill- conditioned ulcers of the face.

Sepia [Sep]

Suspicious tubercle on lip of a cartilaginous appearance, sometimes bleeding and having a scirrhus appearance, with a broad base; EPITHELIAL CANCER OF LOWER LIP, with a burning pain and pricking as from a splinter of wood; complexion yellow and earthy, cancer of rectum; indurations, ulcerations and congestion of the os and cervix uteri; cutting pains in abdomen and a pressure on uterus downward as if everything would fall out; sinking sensation at pit of stomach.

Silicea [Sil]

Painful dryness of the nose; scirrhus induration of the upper lip and face; continuous nausea and vomiting, especially when drinking; sensitiveness of the pit of the stomach; melancholy; in uterine cancer discharge of blood between the regular periods, with repeated paroxysms of icy coldness over the whole body; foetid, brownish, purulent, ichorous leucorrhoea; cancerous ulcer on right border of tongue, eating into it, discharging much pus. Serrated ulcers, with grayish surfaces, corroding the cheek, threatening perforation, the surrounding parts being indurated; great itching of the affected parts.

Spigelia [Spig]

CANCER OF OESOPHAGUS, PYLORUS OR RECTUM, NARROWING the lumen of the canal, with constant severe and pressing pains, pressing through to the back and shooting down into the thighs. Cancer of uterus, with pressure and pain in the whole pelvic region and shooting down the limbs; burning heat in vagina, with sense of fulness and pressure, (<) standing and dislike to move.

Staphisagria [Staph]

Lips of ulcers and scurfs, with burning pains; painful excrescence on inside of cheeks. Scurvy, syphilis and mercurialism.

Tarentula-cubana [Tarent-c]

Atrocious pains in cancer or carbuncle when the surface is dark and bluish. Carcinoma mammae.

Thuja [Thuj]

Epithelioma, induration and hypertrophy followed by softening. Sycosis Cauliflower excrescences; medullary and fungoid cancers.

Zincum [Zinc]

Scirrhus in any part of body, with pewter-like hue of the face; scirrhus of right cheek, lips and corners of mouth cracked, with yellowish ulceration; brain-fag and nervous exhaustion.

Samuel Lilienthal
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal (1815-1891) was from Germany, and became a pioneer homeopath in America. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Munich in 1838. After he moved to the United States, he was hired as Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York College for Women, and also as Professor of Mental and Nervous Diseases at the New York Homeopathic College.
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal was the author of many great books including “Homeopathic Therapeutics”. For many years, with the support of Dr. Constantine Hering, he was the editor of the North American Journal of Homeopathy. Dr. Lilienthal passed away on February 2nd 1891 in San Francisco.