Oct 15, 2011 - 11:14 pm
Hi. My name is Stephanie, my husband is Joe, he is 39 and has just been diagnosed Again with Oral cancer. He had his first one when he was 32, I wasnt with him then so it is all new to me. We are just on the roller coaster of emotions right now. I am trying to stay positive but he is either gloom and doom or pretending its all ok. I try to be upbeat but i think it bothers him sometimes. Tough place to be for both of us. He has a day of tests on the 19th and surgery is November 3rd. They are going to use his old scar around his neck and lip. remove part of his jaw and use his leg bone to reconstruct it. They are taking skin from his wrist to use in his cheek and skin from his thigh to cover his arm. Its supposed to be a 10 hour surgery.