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by KimT
Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colon resection this friday...questions
Replies: 14
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Re: Colon resection this friday...questions

I have not researched fully the chemo options in thailand. Bangkok has a certain first class hospital that is well renowned throughout south east asia. Flying to singapore is a possibility though as airfare is very cheap and it's a short flight. I just had really hoped it wouldn't come down to chemo...
by KimT
Sun Mar 07, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colon resection this friday...questions
Replies: 14
Views: 3532

Re: Colon resection this friday...questions

Thanks for the personal experiences. It helps to hear that others have made it through okay. I hope to fly home a month after surgery. My husband's company is paying for first class tickets so hopefully it will be tolerable for me. The seats turn into beds so to speak so I can lay down and rest. I c...
by KimT
Sun Mar 07, 2010 1:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colon resection this friday...questions
Replies: 14
Views: 3532

Colon resection this friday...questions

Hello again! I have some more questions. I appreciate all the help I've gotten in my previous posts. Just a quick update. I did go to OSU and meet with a Dr Martin and I am pleased with him. I am enrolled in a study using some sort of ultrasound probe during surgery. I am scheduled for my right hemi...
by KimT
Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any experience with james cancer center at ohio state?
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

Re: Any experience with james cancer center at ohio state?

I have an appointment on March 2 with Dr Martin at OSU. I am happy to hear that someone else has had such a positive experience with him. My husband googled him and he seems to very well liked and very experienced. This is my second opinion as I do have one from the thai doctors. Although I take wha...
by KimT
Mon Feb 22, 2010 6:05 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any experience with james cancer center at ohio state?
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

Re: Any experience with james cancer center at ohio state?

I had considered cleveland but the reason I came home from thailand was so I could be with my family as I go through this. Cleveland would be too far to have the daily presence of my family which is what I want. Ohio state is less than an hour and seems to have a good reputation. I will go to clevel...
by KimT
Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any experience with james cancer center at ohio state?
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

Any experience with james cancer center at ohio state?

I have just been diagnosed with colon cancer. I have a 4 cm adenocarcinoma in the ascending colon near the cecum. I live in thailand and have just flown home to ohio. I have contacted the james cancer center and should hopefully have an appointment by mid week. Anyone have any experiece with the jan...

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