July 4, 2016 at 1:53 am #63402
Deepak…..thank you for your kindness.
MarionJuly 4, 2016 at 12:50 am #63401defleppParticipant
Sorry for replying back so late. I have responded to a few inquiries via email. I am glad to help anyone. If you dont get a response from me in 2-3 days then i suggest you send me an email via the messaging on this group.
DeepakMay 20, 2014 at 6:29 am #63400
Sonia…I am so sorry to hear of the diagnoses of your friend’s mother. Sonia, given the date of the above postings, it is unlikely for you to receive a response. You may however; try to reach out to the individuals by clicking on their name in the signature box and follow the prompts to lead you to their e-mail address.
For those living in India or are familiar with physicians in that country, please be so kind and respond to Sonia.
MarionMay 20, 2014 at 5:03 am #63399sonia1Member
My friend Salim’s mother has been diagnosed with bile duct cancer.
She is 60 years of age and stays in Ahmedabad. There is an evidence of an ill defined hypo dense soft tissue density lesion measuring 61 x 58 x 48 mm in size.
Lesion extends to involve confluence of hepatic duct resulting in mildly dilated radicle in right and left lobe , more marked on the left side.
Multiple enlarged peripancreatic , upper para aortic and para – caval lymphnodes are seen. Largest measures about 17 x 12 mm in size in peripancreaic region.
Evidence of multiple inhomogeously enhancing lesions of variable size are seen in both lobes of liver, suggest metastasis.
Doctors feel surgery is not possible and are taking her for chemotherapy. Please advice if surgery is possible ?? What is the line of treatment ??
We can come and visit, please advice urgently.
Thanks a lot.
9811449180February 25, 2013 at 3:14 am #63398
Hello Deepti…welcome to our site. I am glad that you have found us and hope that the members of this site will be of help to you.
This enclosed link had been established for the sole purpose of displaying a list of names specialists endorsed by our members. It is rather lengthy and in the process of being revamped however; you may find some helpful information.
Deepak…would you please be so kind and add your suggestion to the above link also?
Thanks so much,
MarionFebruary 25, 2013 at 12:16 am #63397dee999Member
About 2 weeks back, my mom has been diagnosed with stage 4 klatskins tumor
– cancer of the bile duct that has spread to her liver and the lungs.
The diagnosis was done in India and the doctors did an ERCP to place metal stents that controlled the jaundice and hyper acidity that she was suffering from. Doctors here are telling me that her disease is beyond the scope of surgery and chemotherapy would just make her life difficult. I saw your post on CSN and it gave me some hope. I work in the US and was hoping to know if there were any specialized doctors/treatments you knew or anything at all I could do to save her.
She is currently admitted in Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.
We want to bring my mom to the US for the treatment but as she is in Hospital currently I am not sure if she can take the journey. At this point I also want to explore all the treatment options I can get in India. If you can please give me more details about the treatment and the drugs that worked for you I can check for the same in India.
I would greatly appreciate any help on this.
DeeptiSeptember 14, 2012 at 4:10 pm #63396defleppParticipant
Hope your brother is doing well and we wish him a speedy recovery.
I would recommend he see Dr Suresh Advani for a primary oncologist and Dr P Jagannath from Lilavati Hospital to check the possibility of surgery. Dr Jagannath operated on my mom last year for CC.
I wont spend time posting my experience but you can read details on my mother on this forum:
We will keep your brother in our prayers.
DeepakAugust 1, 2012 at 10:58 pm #7180jypanMember
Hello, I need recommendations for an Oncologist and Liver surgeon working on CGC cases in New Delhi/Gurgaon region India if possible.
Any other suggestions for Oncologists in India working on CGC cases is welcome as well.
My brother was being treated at MSKCC Sloan and has gone to India for 1.5- 2 months. He is already in touch with an Oncologist there but I would like to members to share their recommendations as well.
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