i had cancer of the tongue a year ago, i had surgery (7/2004), radiation and chemo (radiation & chemo ended in 11/2004). When they did surgery they removed about 30 lymph nodes from my neck and found cancer in 4 of them. I have had two MRIs and 2 PET scans and so far no more cancer. I still have dry mouth and eating is a lot easier but still difficult sometimes. Right now i am getting sick a lot (colds, bronchitis, run down). i don't know anyone who has gone through any type of cancer treatment, there isn't even a support group in my area. I would really like someone to talk to who knows what it's like. How do you go back to your life without all the fear penetrating into everything? and how do you deal with the people in your life who expect you to be the same old friend after all of this? my mother lost two children when they were infants and now to have her oldest daughter with Cancer, she looks at me and i can see the fear in her face? how do i make feel better when sometimes i see the same fear in my own face?
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