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mucoepidermoid carcinoma

fox
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Joined: Jun 2003

Hi all!

I had a mucoepidermoid carcinoma (perhaps II grade)... someone had the same?

fox

barbaraycs
Posts: 3
Joined: Oct 2003

I was just diagnosed also with this on back of tongue. Had a biopsy and didn't get clean margins except for the deep biopsy. I am now pursuing the best procedure to make sure it's all out. Experts at UCLA say no radiation, but want to do a massive surgery and reconstruction. I am getting a second opinion from UCSD in 2 weeks. They want to go in through the neck and not the mouth. What have you been told as far as treatment?

PerthWA
Posts: 3
Joined: Sep 2004

have just had an operation to remove a mucoepidermoid cancer from my jaw and now have a mouth full of stitches and a smaller mouth too

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