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Colon Cancer

Mediport Alternatives

06/07/2010

Question:

If mediport removed due to blood clot, what alternatives exist to support administration of chemotherapy?

Answer:

Replacing it on the other side, using oral forms of the same medications if available, and other options that should be discussed with your treating physician.

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Response by:

Tanios   Bekaii-Saab, MD Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD
Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University