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Hi all, just wanted to update you on whats going on with my husbands treatment. We finally have a medical oncologist that is seeing him on June 24th. Went to the mailbox and there was a letter regarding his appointment and blood work. ...
Ilse58 Category Head and Neck 3d
Hello, My mom has been diagnosed with stage 2 oral cancer of the tongue. The oncologist is suggesting a tongue re-shaping/folding surgery for reconstruction, which will shorten its length (and hence, I'm guessing, has a major impact ...
sonoftcmom Category Head and Neck 13d
Hello, 3 months ago, I started chemo (carboplatin) and immunotherapy. A week after the first treatment, I had trouble swallowing. I thought it was just the sores but now, It is only on the left side and my ear starts to hurt sometimes. ...
Julie44 Category Head and Neck 14d
Hello all. I have been lurking in the background for the past couple of months reading all the suggestions and trying too make senses of all that is happening. I am diagnosed with stage 3 tongue cancer of unknown orgin (They think the ...
dayone Category Head and Neck 26d
Hello all. My husband will be 5 weeks post radiation and chemo in 2 days. Approx 7 weeks ago he received a nasal feeding tube and still has it because he cannot get his meds or enough nutrients in. Even with the tube he isn’t meeting his daily ...
Moll Category Head and Neck Apr '21
My husband is 3 weeks tomorrow post radiation treatment and he is feeling better. But has a question about the thick secretions. He would like to know when it starts to ease up. He knows everyone's recovery is different but if there is a ...
LLO Category Head and Neck Mar '21
Hi all! My husband was treated for HPV positive cancer in 2019. Recently, a few spots showed up on his lungs, and the doctors think it may have spread there, and we are going to progress with treatment. Has anyone else experienced this? ...
klamb Category Head and Neck Mar '21
Can anyone give me some insight into how long the recovery takes from a marginal mandibulectomy, what it involves, when I can feel “normal” again? Any information would help. Thanks.
SuzyQ Category Head and Neck Mar '21
Hi. I am having a marginal mandibulectomy in a couple of weeks which involves removal of four teeth and a neck dissection. Has anyone in the group dealt with this and can tell me what to expect? My doctor tells me he can cure this - can I ...
SuzyQ Category Head and Neck Mar '21
My father finished radiation in December 2020 and has continued to smoke and drink has suddenly developed a new lump suddenly. It’s located pretty well over the Adam’s apple. This was accompanied by sudden feet swelling which has gone ...
Pleuvoir Category Head and Neck Feb '21
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