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Suggestions required for treatment of cholangio carcinoma with Dendritic cell therapy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:on a look for oncologist opinion
Doctor:I am a general physician.
Doctor:I believe I can help you within my expertise.
User:thanks, my query is- patient is diagnosed with cholangio carcinoma & is been treated with Dendritic cell therapy - is this a proven treatment
Doctor:Dendritic cell therapy is one of newer form of therapy
Doctor:to treat tumor by immune mediated response.
Doctor:It efficacy of this treatment against a tumour is yet to be established, however
Doctor:there are some positive review from patients treated with it.
User:Sounds good , would you suggest this therapy for patients
Doctor:As this therapy is still in the latent stages, I am not aware of any strong, proven results with this treatment.
Doctor:This therapy has no disadvantages
Doctor:and patients tolerate the procedure well.
User:Does this need hospitalisation
Doctor:So patients can try it.
User:What would be the approximate cost
Doctor:Hospitalization may not be for more than a day.
Doctor:As far as my knowledge, this procedure is done as part of research.
Doctor:and it wouldn't cost you much.
Doctor:Infact, some research institute may not be costing you a XXXXXXX
User:any amount in mind
Doctor:Your oncologist might help in referring you to such institute.
Doctor:On an average, it may not cost you more than 25,000 INR.
User:Do you know of any doctors doing this therapy
Doctor:Which part of the country are you planning to visit to get this therapy?
Doctor:I do not have any personal reference, however if you can give me a few minutes, I can search for one and let you know.
User:Thanks Doc for your valuable inputs - Much appreciated, have a good day
User:C ya
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Can I have a email copy of his chat
Doctor:Sure, we shall forward this to your mail.
Doctor:Can you confirm your mailing address?
Doctor:Thank you.
Doctor:You can know more about
Doctor:this procedure at
Doctor:Institute of cellular therapies private limited
User:Thats great !! thank you very much
Doctor:This office is at Noida and one institute where you could get this
Doctor:done at low cost.
User:Will await the email copy of this chat
Doctor:This link will help you learn more about it.
Doctor:We shall mail you the copy.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Alright , c ya.
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