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Cancer of the tongue

sassyque
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Joined: Jun 2008

Hi all I'm a survivor of this cancer by the grace of God.It's 5 years since I went thru my hell.Anyone out there with this type of cancer?

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soccerfreaks
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Joined: Sep 2006

Congratulations! Five years is certainly an impressive benchmark for you. I hope that all is going well.

I had surgery in October of '05, half of tongue replaced with nerves, muscle, tissue, from left arm, along with a radical neck dissection. All of this followed by radiation and chemo, of course. On January 31 of this year I had a lobectomy of lowest lobe in right lung, as a node was detected there which proved to be malignant. So far, since then, all appears to be well.

Again, congratulations!

Take care,

Joe

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MLC53
Posts: 109
Joined: Sep 2007

CONGRATULATIONS!!! What a milestone!

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BugHunter
Posts: 152
Joined: Oct 2007

Hi sassy
Five years, hope I can breath easier at that time! They two years is another milestone of sorts but five seams to be everything.
CONGRATS!
(my cancer was in my rt tonsil and nodes)

BILL

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