Case History of Mr. Thankappan

Thankappan, 66 years ( IP no 7518 ), husband of Mrs. Kamalakshi is residing at Thaiparambil House, Alwaye, He was diagnosed to have carcinoma colon stage IV with disease spread to peritoneum and liver and had signs of intestinal obstruction like abdominal pan and vomiting. At medical college ,Kottayam he was given palliative chemotherapy of 4 courses with 5FU and leucovorin by which the symptoms disappeared.After three months he had subcutaneous nodules (deposits)on the abdomen and chest. The biopsy of the deposits showed adenocarcinoma. He was given further chemotherapy with oxaliplatin, 5FU and leukovorin and all the skin lesions has disappeared. Now he is being given low dose 5FU and Leucovorin at General hospital Ernakulam.

Sandeep Menon Foundation had given him medicines on 13 March 2009, Sandeep's birthday. We have now decided to support him for his continuing treatment.