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Colon Cancer

Mediport Alternatives



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


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