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Hi, first time posting. My father was diagnosed last year with stage 4 HNSCC in his tongue. The tumor was removed via surgery along with lymph nodes in his neck, he went through 6 rounds of cisplatin and 35 rounds of radiation. This fall ...
flowers118 Category Head and Neck 29d
Kimo Carew
I wanted to share a hopeful story for my brothers and sisters who are at a different stage of their cancer journey. I am 1 year out from my cancer diagnosis and the start of therapy, 5 chemo and 35 radiation treatments. The picture below is ...
Kimo Carew Category Head and Neck Aug '22
Hi my husband started chemo on Monday. He has head and neck cancer non primary. Today he started having these weird hiccups, scary sounding to me. I’m looking for suggestions on what we can do for them. He had two radiation treatments so ...
4seasons Category Head and Neck Aug '22
This is my first time posting, but my journey started a few months ago. In February I went for a dental check up. I mentioned that my bottom jaw was a bit aggravated around my wisdom tooth, and the dentist discovered that I had a large tumor ...
Shirley_U Category Head and Neck Jul '22
Laryngectomy Surgery & Beyond My Journey Pre & Post Let me introduce myself , My name is Curtis ( #Larys ) and I am a resident of British Columbia, unknown to me my Laryngectomee Journey started way back in 2006. Today I am a full-fledged ...
Lary's Category Head and Neck Jun '22
Hi all, We are in the early days of a mouth cancer diagnosis for my dad. Currently, we are in the process of getting scans and consultations done in Toronto. Unfortunately, my dad has a pretty bad infection in the side of his mouth. Because ...
LZ91 Category Head and Neck Jun '22
Hello, In March 2022 I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma. The tumour was on the bottom of the tip of my tongue. I had to be persistent and do a lot of work on my own to make sure I got a biopsy done, CAT scan and meeting with a surgeon ...
gof21 Category Head and Neck Jun '22
I’m a third of the way through radiation treatment to my head and neck, 11 down, 19 to go! I’m experiencing dry mouth and a gross taste in my mouth. Due to the taste in my mouth everything tastes gross and sometimes it’s even hard to swallow ...
Brybry Category Head and Neck May '22
I have quite a deflating issue as my expectations for my recovery one year after my surgery were much higher. I had a full glossectomy April 2021. Around October 2021 my flap would start to swell after eating, talking or doing any type of ...
r042wal Category Head and Neck Apr '22
Hi all, I was recently diagnosed with stage 3 oral cancer in September, I’m 25 years old, healthy, no history of smoking, drinking or HPV. I had a hemiglossectomy, free arm flap, skin graph and neck dissection on October 28th, started ...
TKL4 Category Head and Neck Mar '22
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