Jan 20, 2013 - 9:34 pm
Hello, just new here and actually my husband is the one diagnose of cancer at the base of the tongue, actually we really dont know how he get it, he dont smoke and drink but one time he had a lump of his right side of his neck and since then he went check up. until confirmed it was malignant cancer stage 3. he's dont with all the test and now he is undergoing chemo every 3 weeks (done 1 chemo this month) and 33 rad. my concerned is for two weeks of treatment he already feel the pain (hard time to shallow and sore throat and canker sore too) and he lost 5 lbs already thats is few days only.but he still trying to eat by mouth he refuse so far to get peg tube feeding until he unable to swallow liquid. i've been giving him puree foods and ensure and protein shake. anybody feel the same way? any medicine to take or mouth wash that's really works? his rad doctor prescribe to numb his throat before eat so he can swallow. but not really working he said.sorry too long but please need some reply i'm very concern about my husband. he is very healthty and love to exercise and never drink or smoke and now he is suffering from cancer.