Recommendation for oncologist

akchandran Member Posts: 7
edited March 2014 in Stomach Cancer #1
Can anyone give me a recommendation for a cancer center in Michigan? Any recommendation for a Medical Oncologist and a surgical oncologist?

Thank you,


  • suey
    suey Member Posts: 10
    6 weeks should be enough to recover from the surgery and travel. My dad had his complete stomach and part of his colon removed in March. He is now undergoing chemo and radiation. It is a very long and difficult road ahead. Keep me posted on how your dad is.
  • Paul420
    Paul420 Member Posts: 17
    Hi, my name is Paul, 39, from Hockessin, Delaware. I was diagnosed with stomach cancer (a tumor half the size of my stomach) in June 2003. I went to the University of Texas' M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. It is the number 1 cancer research and treatment centers in the nation and the world. I underwent 6 months of chemo from Sept. 2003 to February 2004. By April 2004, the tumor was gone and the cancer that had spread to the liver, transverse colon, diaphragm and adbominal wall is all gone. I was on a J-tube feeding tube from August 2003 to December 2003 but was taken out when I attained a regular weight of 140 pounds. I do exactly what the oncology department told me. Green tea, brocolli, tomatoes, cran-grape juice and almonds every day.

    My wife and I can not say enough about M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. There is an oncology department for each organ in the body and a floor for each organ. The center is made up of 12 hospitals, I believe, from cancer treatments for infants to the elderly and even a veterns hospital. Our e-mail is [email protected] if you want to contact or call us.

    Our only other option was Sloan-Kettering in NYC.