Case History of Mrs. Karthiyani

Karthiyani, wife of Kunjappan,Thennorkayil,Vadavukode, has one son and two daughters. One daughter is a Nursing student and second daughter is doing a computer course. The son works in a company. Kunjappan works as a mason and they are leaving in own house in 15 cents of land, now pledged to a local bank for a loan of Rs.50,000. The notice for attachment of the loan for defaulting the repayments is already served to them.

Karthiyani had Ca rectum and was operated two years back. Her illness started as bleeding per rectum of six months duration which was treated at the local Government Hospital. Since there was no relief, she tried homeo treatment for 2 weeks and was referred for examination at Pattimattom Holycross Hospital, who referred her to General Hospital, Ernakulam for surgery and further treatments. For surgery she went to the Pazhanganad hospital and further treatments was done at General Hospital, Ernakulam.

Currently she has a tightening sensation in the upper part of abdomen with nausea and vomiting. Now she has high CEA levels (carcinoembryonic antigen ) and multiple lung metastasis. Dr.Jayaraman Oncologist, General Hospital, Ernakulam has planned for further chemotherapy for her. She also has to spend for colostomy bag at least one or two per month.

She was referred to Sandeep Menon Foundation in November 2009 by Dr.Jayaraman for support for her treatments and the Foundation has decided to support her for further treatments.